1. This program begins with a discussion about who the Pilgrims were.
2. The discussion moves on to what the ship, the Mayflower, was like.
3. The students then learn about what life was like aboard ship for the children.
4. The students will learn about what the Pilgrims found when they landed, who they met, and what they did.
Students will understand why the Pilgrims wanted to come to America.
Students will be able to describe the ships of the 17th century, particularly the Mayflower.
Students will be able to describe life aboard for the children on the Mayflower.
Students will be able to explain the reasons for the first Thanksgiving celebration.
NSS-USH.K-4.1Understands family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago
Understands the history of the local community and how communities in North America varied long ago
Understands how democratic values came to be, and how they have been exemplified by people, events, and symbols
Understands the causes and nature of movements of large groups of people into and within the United States, now and long ago
Understands the folklore and other cultural contributions from various regions of the United States and how they helped to form a national heritage
History and Social Science: K.1, K.2, K.3, K.4