Each year before Thanksgiving, I have my students write a letter to someone they are thankful for. We don't tell the recipients. The letters are mailed to them, and it's a nice surprise. I've always gotten good feedback from the people who received the letters. It's a nice way for the students t
Students choose from 2 writing prompts and over 40 Thanksgiving vocabulary words in Spanish and English. They write about family Thanksgiving traditions or for what they are thankful. Vocabulary includes food, activities, infinitive verbs, people, likes and dislikes, adjectives and more! The quant
Your students will love taking on the role of a turkey trying to escape becoming Thanksgiving dinner! They brainstorm ideas, fill out an organizer, and then write a 5 paragraph letter pleading their case.
Students can publish their final drafts with the adorable turkey template provided.
Guided questions to go along with the 25 minute movie "Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" which can be purchased or watched on youtube.
Divided into a "WE DO" "YOU DO" model using gradual release theory, the students first complete 16 short answer questions with the film, and then 16 fill-in-the-blank
This stationary is designed to accompany the book "Turkey Trouble" by Wendi Silvano. After reading the book, students will brainstorm their own turkey disguises and write about it. Students are encouraged to use the voice of the turkey as well as descriptive writing techniques. There is a space prov
Cute Thanksgiving "Thank You" writing template that can be used as a Thanksgiving card. The directions read as follows: Write a "Thanksgiving Thank You" to someone special - Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Brother, Sister, Aunt, Uncle, Teacher or anyone else who is special to you! Fun suggestion: Yo
Using Microsoft Word and technology applications skills, students will create a short written essay on what Thanksgiving means to them! Students will be prompted to type a list of items they are thankful for and they will use these items to create a short two paragraph essay. They can include pictur
Using Google Docs and technology applications skills, students will create a short written essay on what Thanksgiving means to them! Students will be prompted to type a list of items they are thankful for and they will use these items to create a short two paragraph essay. They can include pictures,
Use this free writing assignment to get your students thinking about a person for whom they are thankful!
Students will craft a three paragraph letter to an outstanding person in their life: parents, siblings, friends, coaches, or anyone special to them!
This differentiated writing assignment asse
What I am Thankful for is a great way for students to think of what they appreciate around the holiday times.
The format was created to give space both for four unique ideas in complete sentences along with pictures draw by the students to represent their idea.
A great Thanksgiving / Holiday writi
Students get creative with this Thanksgiving speech bubble comic strip worksheet! There are 6 different squares of characters illustrating Thanksgiving food scenes, each with speech bubbles in which students write their dialogues. Students enjoy completing and presenting this writing activity to t
Students get creative with this Thanksgiving speech bubble comic strip worksheet! It contains 6 different squares of characters illustrating Thanksgiving food scenes. Each contains a speech bubble in which students write their dialogues. This is a fun, high interest activity that students enjoy
This file includes an outline/steps to follow in order to write the assignment for students to use as a checklist when completing the writing piece. It also includes graphic organizers to write an introduction and concluding paragraph. I also included some graphic organizers for each paragraph about
Have you noticed that the art of letter writing seems to be as extinct as dinosaurs???! It is sad! This activity is perfect for all students, especially those in a faith-based school! Your students will write a letter to someone they are thankful for! This assignment has always been a hit in our
A great two pages where primary students practice writing complete sentences about Thanksgiving.Students also get to make a small illustration of each Thanksgiving related idea.This is a great teacher tested activity that is popular with students.Created by Jody Weissler for the Teachtopia Educatio
⭐️Let's all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students learn all about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! Students will learn about the parade history, read Balloons Over Broadway, and learn about STEAM connections. This virtual field trip comes with both Google Slides and Seesaw format
This pack provides you with no prep (ready to teach) November themed activities that address fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, sight word recognition, writing and MORE! The brand new series, Read and Write like a Rock Star, has monthly themed packs with high-interest reading and writing activities
This resource includes a variety of language arts activities to use during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving!! These activities require little to no prep and can be used for literacy centers, classwork, homework, or just for a little bit of Thanksgiving fun!! All pages are available in color and
You will love these Halloween & Thanksgiving Fall Writing Teach- Go Pennants® perfect for writing and your Fall Bulletin Boards! These are perfect for celebrating the season with a FUN and Festive bulletin board. All in color and bw with bulletin board letters and more!This is part of the Writin
DIGITAL GOOGLE CLASSROOM & PRINTABLE OPTION - Thanksgiving Unit integrated with the ELA skills of text based informational writing, close reading, summarizing and inferring. The activities are rigorous, but yet engaging. The teacher will love the Thanksgiving reading comprehension tasks used