Contact Info:

Christy Rosander
email: rosander@valleyoakstehachapi.org
phone: 661-340-1071

 

History Day 6th-8th Grade

-George Washington’s proclamation – video

https://youtu.be/6PpmiZp_368

-Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation – video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vMfADnTn3s

Thanksgiving Timeline

  1. With your partner go to:

https://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/thanksgiving/timeline/1921.html

  1. Click the date your group is assigned.
  2. Create one slide per group on the Google shared slideshow with images (pictures) and a bit of writing teaching about your year. Be creative and informative.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1AhTv0cIGz2dlzJfcbgY1RJ1BDRWYLwVczzL9ae887as/edit?usp=sharing

Important Thanksgiving Day Years:

1541

1621

1789

1861

1876

1941

1947

Your Opinion:

  • How do you think that these events will influence the celebration of a day set aside for family and thanksgiving?
  • What types of national values do you think will be on display?
  • How did wars and economic instability influence Thanksgiving Day celebrations in the past?
  • What does this year’s Thanksgiving Day mean to you?

Manners and Placemat

Handout – Table Manners

 

 

Basic Pyramid Napkin Folding
http://www.napkinfoldingguide.com/01-pyramid/