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Thanksgiving Lessons

At Pioneer Elementary, third grade and kindergarten students teamed up to celebrate Thanksgiving. Third grade students helped their younger school-mates create Native American vests, headbands and necklaces to wear at the upcoming feast. The older students prepared pilgrim costumes. The activities combined lessons in art and history.

The following day, the children reconvened in costume for their Thanksgiving Feast and games. To get an idea of what the Native Americans and Pilgrims must have gone through to prepare their dinner, the students hunted for cranberries, which were then cooked and they ground corn into cornmeal for their cornbread muffins. The feast was complete with