Celebrating Thanksgiving-A Homeschool StudyNov 24th, 2008 | By Jessica Parnell | Category: Curriculum, General Homeschool Posts, History and Social Studies
Where many schools make Thanksgiving a time to discuss the Pilgrim feast with the Native Americans, that feast actually has nothing to do with Thanksgiving.
Why not take some time this year to teach your children the real history behind Thanksgiving?
The lessons below are designed to bring your child to an understanding of gratitude, the history of Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving in our country today.
Thanksgiving Homeschool Lesson One: Gratitude
Thanksgiving Homeschool Lesson Two: The History of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Homeschool Lesson Three: Thanksgiving in Our Country Today-The President’s Proclamations
Other Ideas for Thanksgiving in your Homeschool Program
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Thanksgiving in America Today-A Homeschool Study
Okay, I know this seems a bit early to be posting Thanksgiving ideas but I know there are many of you who like to think ahead and do things well! This particular study can set the stage for the Thanksgiving season and give your homeschooler a perspective on how prior presidents handled Thanksgiving as they watch to see what President Obama will do with it this year.
Teaching Homeschoolers About Thanksgiving
Some more great ideas for teaching your children about Thanksgiving: 1.