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Let's Be Thankful! {Literacy and Thanksgiving Book Activities}

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Activity 1: Acorn Craftivity Booklet- Goes with any Thanksgiving Book, templates included

Activity 2: Turkey Fact/Opinion Craftivity- students make turkey and differentiate between fact and opinion

Activity 3: Read “The Best Thanksgiving Ever” by Teddy Slater and Ethan Long- students make turkey out of a paper bag and take comprehension test

Activity 4: Read “The Littlest Pilgrim” by Brandi Dougherty, make Somebody Wanted But So foldable, compare yourself to Mini Venn Diagram, and take comprehension test

Activity 5: Read “The Night Before Thanksgiving” by Natasha Wing, make mashed potato bowl craftivity with Top 3 list, take comprehension test

Activity 6: Read, “The Thanksgiving Surprise” by Peggy Archer, sequence events from story, take comprehension test

Activity 7: Extra Activities- For Thanksgiving I will eat… and a Main Idea/Detail Graphic Organizer that can be used in response to any book

Centers (in color and B&W)...

Activity 8: Turkey Day ABC Order- students put 18 words in ABC Order

Activity 9: Describe Me!- Students describe 4 pictures using adjectives

Activity 10: Gobble up Words!- Making words using the letters from “Thanksgiving”

Activity 11: Be Thankful for Nouns!- sort common and proper nouns

Activity 12: Has or Have?- students decide if sentences need the word has or have
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98
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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On  November 13, 2012,  Eya D. asked:
I have a question about your Thanksgiving Centers that i bought. You use four books for your literacy acitivities but i can't seem to find the book The Thanksgiving Surprise and the Littlest Pilgrim. Do you remember where you picked those books up? Thanks!
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On  November 13, 2012Amy Lemons answered:
The Thanksgiving Surprise is also called the Turkey Surprise. I ordered both books from Scholastic, but here are some links that I found

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0043RTCDW/ref=sr_1_1_olp?ie=UTF8&qid=1352850254&sr=8-1&keywords=the+turkey+surprise&condition=used

http://www.christianbook.com/the-littlest-pilgrim-brandi-dougherty/9780545053723/pd/053723?en=google-pla&kw=homeschool-0-20&p=1167941&gclid=CO7Zg8uQzbMCFZGPPAodX08Adw
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On  November 10, 2012,  Janice B. asked:
What do you recommend or how do you teach 2nd graders about faces and edges on 3D geometric shapes? I need help
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On  November 10, 2012Amy Lemons answered:
Do you have 3D shape blocks in your class? We use those a lot! Also, I have a Shapes Unit in my store :)
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On  November 9, 2012,  Marinda C. asked:
Amy- I was wondering two things...
1. IS there a place where you have posted your daily schedule?? I always feel short on time.
2. Do you also teach from a basil or just your own units?

Marinda Cook
Duncan, OK
Love, Love your stuff!
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On  November 9, 2012Amy Lemons answered:
I have not posted my daily schedule, but I have 2 classes with 1 hour for ELA and 1 1/2 hours for Math for each class. I am always short on time also!

I do not teach from a basal. I just write my lesson plans :)
On  November 6, 2012Alison Smith (TpT Seller) asked:
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On  November 6, 2012Amy Lemons answered:
It's in the works! Should be done soon :)
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Let's Be Thankful! {Literacy and Thanksgiving Book Activities}
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