This low prep Thanksgiving activity is a great way to practice different reading comprehension skills while celebrating Thanksgiving. For each task card, students read a nonfiction, Thanksgiving themed paragraph, and then answer a comprehension question about the paragraph. The texts cover a wide
Ever heard people say that there is a chemical in turkey that makes you sleepy? Learn the true science behind this belief as you read this Thanksgiving Informational Text!
This Thanksgiving Science informational text comes in two levels for easy differen
Teach your students about the history of Thanksgiving with this differentiated reading and writing unit! Designed to save you time and meet the needs of all learners in your classroom, this reading and writing unit includes leveled reading comprehension passages, vocabulary support, writing workshee
This is an informational newspaper style text fun to use around Thanksgiving. Included in this product are Bingo sheets which have questions from the entire newspaper. This activity can be used over a few days. Students read facts and information about the history of Thanksgiving from the newspape
“Informational Text: Thankgiving Who, What, When, Where?” is a 26 page comprehensive packet that contains 10 informational learning activities using a variety of formats - newsletter, email, posters, a glossary page, a how-to text, a recipe, pictograph, Venn diagram and an informational article all
Students will learn text features through reading this interactive, nonfiction reading passage about the Pilgrim's life on the Mayflower and leading up to the first Thanksgiving. Side boxes on each page explain the text features to the student and ask them to interact by filling in the missing infor
In this ready-to-go, Common Core Aligned biographical article and activity mini-unit about the history and traditions of Thanksgiving, beginner to intermediate ESL students practice reading and responding to informational text. It can be used for an in-class activity, homework, or an emergency sub p
Celebrate this Thanksgiving season celebrating all things true to the holiday- SHOPPING!
This Thanksgiving activity provides two informational texts dealing with stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day. Your students' task for the assignment includes reading the articles, answer
Should stores be open on Thanksgiving Day? It is certainly a hot button topic this time of the year. In this resource, students will write their opinion and use evidence to support their ideas. If you are like me, my students struggle to read informational text, let alone write about it. If you are
Preparing students for state exams does not have to be boring! This is a student-friendly nonfiction text about the first Thanksgiving, including multiple-choice and short-answer questions that hit upon a variety of Common Core standards. Questions ask students to consider genre, author's purpose, a
This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with informational text structures. Given short passages, students must identify the type of text structure that was used.Important: (How to Make Completely Digital)This product normally requires the printing of the questions t
This series of 12 Informational Text Posters gives your students an basic overview of Thanksgiving History and modern traditions. Posters are available in color and black and white for your printing needs. A scavenger hunt and Venn Diagram are also included. Great way to integrate CCSS standards wit
This bundle has several reading comprehension products related to Thanksgiving. Each individual listing explains the products in more detail and provides previews. Each product has a color and BW version, as well as keys. These are great for classwork, homework, or fast finisher activities.**Chec
Informational Text: Thanksgiving - A Pilgrim's Life is a 23 page comprehensive packet contains 9 informational learning activities on the Pilgrims, their voyage on the Mayflower, their work to build a colony in North America and aspects of their lives. The packet also includes two front and back cov
This nonfiction reading passage is all about turkeys! The nonfiction reading passage about turkeys has text features include photos, captions, a diagram with labels, a map, subheadings, and bold words. This includes a graphic organizer that has students identify the nonfiction text features and anal
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Informational Text for Thanksgiving presents five unusual, but true facts about Thanksgiving—things you won’t find in the history books. Use these informational texts as a count-down to the Thanksgiving holidays or as part of a h
Included is a three page article written on Thanksgiving. There is information about why the Pilgrims came to the New World, their first year, how meeting the Native Americans helped them survive and Thanksgiving today. There is also a recording sheet, where students must go back into the text and s
This is a fun little game of SCOOT designed for your students to use when practicing the location of information inside a nonfiction text. This set contains a nonfiction passage for your students to use, along with 24 SCOOT cards that can be placed around the room or in a learning station. Students
This little reader is filled with lots of informational text, complemented by charming graphics.
With this download, students will cut, color, and create a book that they can read to learn about the Pilgrims' first year in America.
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This packet allows students to analyze a non-fiction text while also learning about the first Thanksgiving. Students will be required to:
- Identify context clues for vocabulary words
- Identify parts of speech for vocabulary words
- Create visual representations for vocabulary words
Here's the Thanksgiving story, for the children to visualize and illustrate! It’s easy for the teacher, and fun for the students! (And Educational!)Why use The Thanksgiving Story: Informational Text for Visualizing and Illustration? When children illustrate a story, it internalizes the learning. Th
Teach nonfiction text features with these Thanksgiving reading activities for middle school! Five high-interest articles about topics related to Thanksgiving, plus comprehension and analysis questions about text features for each, are the perfect way to plan the week before Thanksgiving. Your studen
Thanksgiving Activities ; Thanksgiving Informational Text and Reading and Activity Packet is here just in time for one of America's favorite holidays! Through the engaging text and fun follow-up activities, students will learn about the history of the holiday and how the original harvest feast diffe
This is great science 2-page nonfiction text is about wild turkeys that is now digital ready! Students will learn many turkey facts! The reading is paired with a "make a wild turkey STEM challenge". This aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards. There are four graphic organizers for ind