This Dutch map, made about 1655, shows eastern North America from what is now Canada to Virginia.
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 9/21/2010
The resources American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving, Harvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian examine the deeper meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday for American Indians through the themes of environment, community, encounters, and innovations and provide information on the history of the Wampanoag people and the ceremony that inspired our Thanksgiving celebrations.
Standards in History (Grades K-4)
7A: The student understands the cultures and historical developments of selected societies in such places as Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
7B: The student understands great world movements of people now and long ago.
8: Major Discoveries in Science and Technology, Their Social and Economic Effects, and the Scientists and Inventors Responsible for Them
8A: The student understands the development of technological innovations, the major scientists and inventors associated with them and their social and economic effects.
8B: The student understands changes in transportation and their effects.
8C: The student understands changes in communication and their effects.