Beyond turkey: Teachers dodge stereotypes in Thanksgiving lessons

11/23/2011 | Journal Times (Racine, Wis.), The

Teachers in a Wisconsin district say they are working to teach students about Thanksgiving, while avoiding misconceptions and engaging students in lessons. In an elementary-school art class, students construct realistic replicas of the settlement in Plymouth, Mass. Secondary-school teachers say older students are ready to hear about historical inaccuracies and other aspects of the first Thanksgiving.

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