The new ELA common core standards focus on poetry. What better way to incorporate some poetry than using the Thanksgiving poem,'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving, by Dav Pilkey.
This activity packet includes the following reading strategies: connecting prior knowledge, visualization, making connections, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, and parts of speech.
Activity Handouts in this packet include:
- I Have...Who Has? Vocabulary Game
- Story elements
- Figurative language (similes, metaphors, personification)
- Text Connections
- Parts of Speech
* This unit correlates nicely with my Turkey Trouble Reading and Writing Thanksgiving unit. My plans are to complete this unit and then begin Turkey Trouble.