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Turkey in Disguise Writing & Craft Project (cute bulletin board)

Turkey in Disguise Writing & Craft Project (cute bulletin board)
Turkey in Disguise Writing & Craft Project (cute bulletin board)
Turkey in Disguise Writing & Craft Project (cute bulletin board)
Turkey in Disguise Writing & Craft Project (cute bulletin board)
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The Disguise a Turkey Project

This is a fun project that allows children to combine writing with the creative arts. It can be done at home as a family project or in school. I use it to teach persuasive writing, but it would also be ideal for descriptive writing.

The kit includes a variety of pages designed to make the project applicable for students Kindergarten through 5th grade and also to differentiate for the varied learning levels within each grade level. You can pick and choose the pages that are best suited for your needs.

Suggestions:
Print the family letter and turkey outline to send home as a family project...or break out the art supplies and allow them to get creative in the classroom.

When they bring in the completed project, mount it to the feathered body.

Select which writing project you would like to have your students complete and print the appropriate pages. Options include:

Write a persuasive piece to convince the reader to eat a food other than turkey.
Write a persuasive piece to convince your reader that you are not a turkey.
Write a descriptive piece that describes the turkey's disguise.
Complete the prompt, "You should not eat turkey. You should eat _______ instead" and add a supporting detail.
Complete a speech bubble to write a piece focused on point of view.

Display the finished products and writing samples as an adorable bulletin board for the month of November.


Included in this kit you'll find:

An explanation letter to send home to the families. Just print, write in the due date, sign and copy.

A "naked turkey" for the children to cut out and decorate

A graphic organizer to write a 3-5 paragraph persuasive piece

A graphic organizer to write a 1 paragraph persuasive piece

Intermediate-ruled draft paper with Thanksgiving Design featuring Thistlegirl clipart.

Intermediate-ruled final paper with Thanksgiving Design featuring Thistlegirl clipart.

Primary-ruled draft paper with Thanksgiving Design featuring Thistlegirl clipart.


Primary-ruled final copy paper with Thanksgiving Design featuring Thistlegirl clipart.

Simple response page with space for an illustration.

Short response and supporting detail page with space for an illustration.

Full-bodied turkey to mount the finished products on for display.

Intermediate-ruled speech bubble for display.

Primary-ruled speech bubble for display.
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On  November 13, 2013,  Jackie E. said:
I love the differentiation piece! my students will love doing this project this holiday. thanks!
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