ERIC Number: ED438203
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Mayflower Landed Here!
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Wellfleet, MA. Cape Cod National Seashore.
This booklet provides information so that teachers can prepare their grade 5 and above students for a visit to the Cape Cod National Seashore historic site. Pilgrims on the Mayflower landed here in 1620. The booklet contains pre-visit, on site, and post-visit activities, along with a list of educational objectives and materials needed. It also presents historical background information, which portrays portrays the Pilgrims as "a small group of people who made a great impact on world history." The booklet also reproduces the Mayflower Compact, the testament signed by the male members of the colony. Quotes from Governor William Bradford are included, as is a "Pilgrim Study Sheet." (BT)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Field Trips, Historic Sites, History Instruction, Intermediate Grades, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667. Tel: 508-349-3785. For full text: http://www.nps.gov/caco/education/pilgrims.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Wellfleet, MA. Cape Cod National Seashore.