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Molly's Pilgrim

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Elementary-school aged children sit at single desks in a classroom setting. Caption. Okay, everybody, leave your answer sheets.

A young, Russian-Jewish immigrant, Molly, is teased by her classmates because of her accent and mannerisms. The teasing stops and an appreciation begins due to a Thanksgiving assignment on Pilgrims. The students realize that it takes all kinds of pilgrims to make a Thanksgiving. Based on the book by Barbara Cohen.

Media Details

Runtime: 23 minutes 17 seconds

Woman signs in front of a storybook cover of lots of turkeys looking up at a big turkey. Text on book cover reads, "10 Fat Turkeys."
6 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
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5 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Woman signs in front of a color illustration of haunted house with 4 white ghosts peeking out of different places. A witch on a broomstick flies by.
5 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration of a woman sprinkling ingredients on dough while a girl stands on a chair pouring ingredients into a mixing bowl. Title card reads, "A BIG Mooncake for Little Star."
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
The bank of a river, lake, or stream with driftwood and bright green ferns.
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook showing a person and dog sleeping in a green camper trailer behind a yellow car. Story text appears on screen.
0 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a green chameleon on a green leaf and a yellow chameleon on a yellow leaf. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Man in glasses purses lips and holds up a fist with a thumb pointed towards himself. Color illustration of a boy in pajamas with a worried expression fills the background. Caption. 1 creature was stirring, that creature was me!
Sign Language Storytelling
Episode 5
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Grade Level: Ps - 5
Color illustration. Flying owl, wings outstretched.
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Grade Level: 2 - 5
Woman smiles and holds up her right hand with her left hand in a fist, thumb pointing towards her. Background photo of firefighter and Dalmatian standing by fire engine.
5 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

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    Laurie S. (Lakeville, OH)
    November 26th, 2019 at 08:26 AM

    Great to supplement the book!

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    Maryann E. (Fairview, PA)
    November 20th, 2019 at 09:41 AM

    The video was great!

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    Lynn D. (West New York , NY)
    November 21st, 2018 at 04:25 AM

    Excellent movie to teach about differences.

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    Laura K. (Brandon, VT)
    November 20th, 2018 at 11:52 PM

    This is a classic. So pleased all my students could enjoy it.