Social Studies, Science, and Health Units
The next few weeks will be spent learning about Thanksgiving and Drug Awareness. We are splitting up the Thanksgiving Unit due to Red Ribbon Week. Therefore, next week will be an introduction to Thanksgiving. We will learn the characteristic traits of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans. We will identify why we celebrate Thanksgiving, how we celebrate and how has Thanksgiving changed over time.
SSKH3 Correctly use words and phrases related to chronology and time. (Note: These elements should be integrated into discussions about historical events and figures.)
SSKCG2 Describe examples of positive character traits exhibited by good citizens such as honesty, patriotism, courtesy, respect, pride, and self-control
SSKH1 Identify the national holidays and describe the people and/or events celebrated.
The students will describe American culture by explaining diverse community and family celebrations and customs related to Thanksgiving.