Tue, 5 November 2013
Story Notes and Extras
King Hop A’Tommus
by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover
for parents, children, teachers and families to enjoy
Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?
Why did the Pilgrims celebrate Thanksgiving?
What are some of the blessings that you have had this year?
What are some of the blessings that you had last year?
What are some blessings that you can share?
What are some of the ways to share your blessings?
Besides their health, families and freedom, what else do you think
the Pilgrims were grateful for?
Who should we thank for our blessings?
Learning With Art
Draw a picture of King Hop A’Tommus
Something you could grow for Thanksgiving.
More Talk and Discover
Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
What risk and dangers did the Pilgrims face coming to America?
What risk and dangers did the Pilgrims face when they arrived in America?
Why was the Mayflower Compact important to the Pilgrims?
In what other countries had some of the Pilgrims lived?
How long did the voyage take to cross the Atlantic Ocean?
How many Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower?
How long did the Pilgrims live on the Mayflower?
What are some of the ways that you could be like a Pilgrim?
When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?
Who are some famous decedents of the Mayflower Pilgrims?
What freedoms are important to you?
Fun For All
In school – and the week of Thanksgiving –
have each student select a name that has reference to the Pilgrims
and place that name on their desk
Ask each student look up / learn something significant about the name they selected
and then share that with the class.
Some Of The Names King Hop A’Tommus Saw
Mary Chilton (Winslow)
Priscilla Mullins (Alden)
Elisabeth Tilley (Howland)