Historical Fiction - Thanksgiving

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Subject
Computer
Length of Time
Two Sessions in Computer or Ho
Description

This lesson plan is for fourth and fifth grade students. They will search for the beginning facts of Thanksgiving and write a fiction story with them as the main character and what happened to them during this period of history.

Goals

Learning about Thanksgiving
Doing some research
Learning about historical fiction
Writing a story about the beginning of Thanksgiving with them as the main character

Materials Needed

Internet to learn about the beginning of Thanksgiving
Notebook paper
Pencils and Erasers
Pens

Procedure

First, the students need to do some research about the beginning of Thanksgiving. Then, they need to write a fiction story about that time period with them as the main character. After that, they will turn in their papers for you to grade.

Grading

You can grade them on their accuracy of the time period, and you can grade them on grammar and structure of their sentences and paragraphs.

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