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You are almost finished with your webquest! For your final task, complete the Venn diagram comparing the pilgrims' first Thanksgiving with the modern day celebration. Tell how they are the same and how they are different. The rubric below shows how the Venn diagram will be graded.

Grading Rubric
A Four facts in each area of the diagram
B Three facts in each area of the diagram
C Two facts in each area of the diagram
D One fact in each area of the diagram
F No facts are given/ Venn diagram not completed

Your team will be responsible for sharing the information you discovered with the class. We will be meeting as a class to compile our information onto a class Venn Diagram. Be ready to share what you have learned!

What new questions do you have after completing this webquest? Be ready to present these questions to your classmates during the class discussion. Writing your questions down would be a great idea! Also, be prepared to answer questions that your classmates may have! After all... you are now an expert on the first Thanksgiving!

If you would like to learn more about the first Thanksgiving, you may want to check out these books:
  • The First Thanksgiving Feast by Joan Anderson
  • Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern
  • The First Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead Craighead George

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