I love this website. I use it with my children and with my students they love how the little excerpts come to life. It make the concepts more memorable. :)
Deborah,Great website! I used this website as a way to incorporate technology into a social studies lesson. It is a comprehensive website that incorporates REAL pictures of the information that children are learning. Also, the computer can read some parts of the website to the class. Also, the information at the bottom of this website allows teachers to explore in depth more topics related to the first gathering and share this information with the class.
And don't forget to include multiple perspectives on the history of Thanksgiving. Sites like the following have lots of important insights for teachers and students alike:http://www.2020tech.com/thanks/temp.htmlhttp://www.oyate.org/resources/shortthanks.html
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