The First Thanksgiving, Through the Eyes of Its Children

Teacher Re-enacts Original Feast with Students

by Jaye Beeler

In Michelle DeVries's first-grade class at McFall Elementary School, Lilee Grinnel and Braylee Tep inspected the Indian corncobs soaking in water –- which DeVries hopes to sprout. "Owen's grandpa gave us this Indian corn," said Lilee. "It's wet but kind of cool." Jaxson Kozar and Tyler Jackson played around with a slingshot that was used for hunting and playing games in the olden days...