Thanksgiving Resources from the Library of Congress



The Library of Congress has done much of the preparation work for teachers by creating lessons and collections of thematic primary source documents.  Thanksgiving lessons provide a ready example:

See Primary Source Sets from the Library of Congress Teacher Page for a collection of compelling Thanksgiving images, documents and lesson ideas.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/thanksgiving

At http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/holidays-past/ ,teachers will find documents, sound clips, and photos to celebrate Thanksgiving and other holidays throughout the year.  Finally, see a Thanksgiving timeline with documents dating to colonial times at:  http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/thanksgiving/