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Mayflower and Pilgrims Webquest
The Mayflower was named after a flower called the "Trailing Arbuttus". This flower is an evergreen with a white flower and pink center. Learn more about the Mayflower and the Pilgrims with this fun webquest.
1. 102 passengers sailed on the Mayflower voyage which left Plymouth, England, on September 6, 1620. What was the name of the baby born along the voyage?_____ How did the Billington boys start a fire on the ship?___________ According to legend, who was the first passenger to step onto Plymouth Rock?____________________
Find the answers at this link: Lacolony.orgThere are 10 webquests, additional information, extension activities and resource links in the complete updated webquest.
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Check out my Reader's Theater Script on the Pilgrims and a Visit with Love Brewster!
Studying the 13 colonies? Check out my Ms.Bie Ograffee Reader's Theater Script, an interview with Love Brewster, a Pilgrim of Plymouth Colony.Love was an actual member of the 102 Pilgrims that came to America. He was about nine years old. Interestingly, several in his family also had unusual names. He had a sister named Patience, another named Fear and a brother named Wrestling! Learn lots of interesting information about the Pilgrims and the Thanksgiving feast, of 1623, with this fun format.
Using the format where Love Brewster is a guest on Ms. Bi Ograffee's Talk Show, the studio audience asks Love questions about the voyage on the Mayflower, the first winter and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth. The play includes comprehension questions, a Did You Know? Section, a Teacher Page with extension activities, links and the key.A Visit with Love Brewster, A Pilgrim at Pymouth Colony
2. The trip was very expensive and most of the passengers agreed to work for seven years for the Virginia Company that sponsored their passage. What were the colonists supposed to send back to the company that paid their way?____________ After the seven year period, what did the colonists receive?_______________Find the answers at this link(Click on "Who were the Pilgrims?"" and then review "The Move to America"). Find the answers at this link:plimoth.org
3. What was the reason many went on the journey to America?____________ What were two other reasons for making the journey?_____________ and ______________Where was the original destination of the Mayflower?______________ Tired and seeing land,( Massachusetts), the ship docked on December 11th. With snow already on the ground, how did a passenger, William Bradford(later the 2nd governor of Plymouth Colony) describe what he saw?_____________________________ Find the answers at this link: PBS.org
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