- Thanksgiving from the Wampanoag Point of View Lesson plan for high schoolers: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands from PBS Learning Media.
- Mapping the Thanksgiving Harvest Do you know where popular Thanksgiving meal staples are grown? From the Esri's StoryMaps team
- THANKSGIVING LESSON PLANS AND TEACHING EXTENSIONS These resources are mainly for elementary grades.
- Five Ideas to Change Teaching about Thanksgiving, in Classrooms and at Home from the Smithsonian Museums (SMITHSONIAN VOICES).
- Top 14 maps and charts that explain Thanksgiving The fourth Thursday of November means that people in the US celebrate Thanksgiving. This compilation of maps, charts, and infographics is trying to capture the numbers and geographies behind the holiday.
Thanksgiving Day Fun Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving. Use our Fun Facts resource in your classrooms or at home and share a variety of interesting Thanksgiving related facts with your students — from the number of turkey towns and cranberry counties in our country to the states that were forecasted to raise the most turkeys! The accompanying teaching guide provides different ideas on how to get students engaged in the conversation. There are options available for every grade.