Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony
These sites are about the life and times of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth and established a colony. Students can explore many images and listen to audio files. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Mayflower Voyage, the Wampanoag Indians, and Thanksgiving.
Scholastic: Internet Field Trip: Before the Pilgrims
Students can discover what happened before the Pilgrims arrived.
Plimoth Plantation: Homework Help
Click on the links on the right for articles on topics such as the English colonists and Thanksgiving.
Pilgrim Fact Cards
This site has seven lesson plans about the pilgrims. NOTE: The site includes ads and pop-up ads.
The Pilgrim Story
This site from the Pilgrim Hall Museum tells about these people who founded Plymouth. Links at the bottom direct you to much more Pilgrim information.
See pictures of where some pilgrims are buried.
Explore these links for information about pilgrims and the Wampanoag. There are coloring pictures, recipes, and audio files of what the pilgrims would have sounded like using 17th-century English.
FactMonster: A Not-So-Traditional Thanksgiving
This encyclopedia entry gives an Indian perspective of Thanksgiving. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Students can read some background information on the Pilgrims. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Scholastic: Grolier Online: Pilgrims
Students can read this encyclopedia entry on the Pilgrims.
Scholastic: The First Thanksgiving
This site has audio files and slideshows. Students can explore "Voyage on the Mayflower," "Daily Life," and "The Thanksgiving Feast." There is also a "Teacher's Guide" and a "Related Booklist."
You are the Historian
This interactive site about Thanksgiving requires a high speed connection, Macromedia Flash Player 6, and Internet Explorer 5+. A teacher's guide is also available.
Primary Source Set: Thanksgiving
This site has many downloadable images related to the First Thanksgiving.
eThemes Resource: Holiday: Thanksgiving
These sites are about the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Native Americans. There are math word problems with a Thanksgiving theme, story prompts, art projects, and other activities.
eThemes Resource: Native Americans: Wampanoag
These sites are about the Wampanoag Indians and Squanto. Squanto helped the Pilgrims and may have been present at the first Thanksgiving. There are maps, lesson plans, and a play.
eThemes Resource: Mayflower Voyage
These sites tell about the Pilgrims' journey on the Mayflower to Plymouth. There are diagrams, photographs, and a map.
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