MODELS The Pilgrims were not well prepared, and they had a hard first winter. They arrived late in the year, so they didn’t have time to build houses. They didn’t have time to plant crops and harvest them, either. The Pilgrims spent the winter on the ship. It was very cold. They did not have enough food and supplies. Many people got sick, and nearly half the Pilgrims died that winter. It wasn’t till spring that things began to get better. Causes: Effects: Nearly half the Pilgrims died that winter. The Pilgrims were not well prepared. They came late in the year. They had no houses to live in. They stayed on the ship. It was very cold. They didn’t have enough food. Many people got sick. WRITING PORTFOLIO CHAPTER 4, LESSON 1
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