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Thanksgiving Webquest




Search the web to find the answers to the following questions about Thanksgiving and write the answers in a reply to your teacher’s post in the discussion tab for this page:
1. Your answer must be written in complete sentences.
2. You cannot copy from the websites you find but you can put the information into your own words.
3. You must cite the sources of your information by putting the web addresses after the Source: prompt.
4. Google to search for information. (No Baidu!)
5. You may not use Google, Baidu or Wikipedia as sources.

The first question is done for you as an example.

1. What is a pilgrim?
A pilgrim is “a religious person who travels a long way to a holy place

Source: http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/pilgrim

2. Who Pilgrims_Saying_Grace.jpgwere “the Pilgrims?”

a. Where were they from?


b. What did they believe?


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3. Why did the Pilgrims go to America?

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4. What was the Mayflower?

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5. What were conditions like for the Pilgrims during their first year in Plymouth?




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6. Describe the first Thanksgiving: thanksgiving.jpg

a. Why was it held?

b. Who was there?

c. What did they have to eat?


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7. Describe a modern American Thanksgiving.
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BONUS QUESTION: What is the name of the piece of skin that hangs down from the top of a turkey’s beak?
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After you complete this webquest and have posted your answers you can follow this link to try some online Thanksgiving games. http://www.akidsheart.com/holidays/thanks/thgame.htm