September 16th is Mayflower Day. In 1620 the Pilgrims left Plymouth, England to find a place to practice religious freedom. Did you know?
- The Pilgrims also wanted to find a better life for themselves
- The Pilgrims were headed to Virginia on a ship called the “Mayflower”
- Due to a storm, they landed off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
- There were 102 people on the ship
- William Bradford helped establish the idea of self-government
- The Pilgrims joined the Wampanoag (native Americans) in the first Thanksgiving
Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: travel. Read the story called The Gingerbread Man in Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales (Kindle/Audiobook/Paperback). Describe how the Gingerbread Man ran away from the cook. List those who chased the Gingerbread Man. Put these words in alphabetic order: gingerbread, cook, dog, fox, cat. Write about the Pilgrims coming to America. (Skillset: creativity, identify, comprehend, apply, opinion)