By Pamela Chanko
Squanto knew English from his time in Europe, so he could easily talk with the Pilgrims. He taught them how to grow food.
Thanksgiving is the last Thursday in November!
This Native American's tale is told in through a catchy, rhyming poem paired with a short, read-aloud biography. Includes tips and activity ideas for before, during, and after reading—plus comprehension questions!
Give children a writing prompt. They can write a letter to the person, or pretend to be the person and write a journal entry. Younger children might write a postcard or dictate a short message!