On Monday, we will begin our journey across the sea in the Mayflower. Each student will get an actual name of a passenger on the ship! Each day we will journal about our adventures and the trip. They will get to wear hats and bonnets and use a "quill" to record their writings. This will be an exciting way to learn about the past and history! As well as practice our handwriting and conventions.
They will be expected to write neatly, use spaces and lower and capital letters appropriately as well as be able to write about the experience based on the readings and journey online through Scholastic site. Each day I will upload an excerpt from our learning and some journal entries to share about our adventures. Our journey will start with having to pack and leave our family, to sailing in a small, cramped, smelly boat, to a massive storm that destroyed some of our ship, to the food aboard, seeing land and arriving to meeting the Wampanoag Indians. We will also learn about what pilgrim life was like once they settled! Stay tuned!
If you want to explore the site with your child, here is the link!