What better way to teach the difference between wants and needs than from the Pigeon from the famous Mo Willems Pigeon series?! The Pigeon wants a hotdog but does he need a hotdog? This packet will help your children understand that people often want much more than they need. As a result, we must m
This comprehensive activities resource includes a variety of Thanksgiving activities including nonfiction reading, poetry, writing, speaking and listening, and math activities.
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This is aligned with 3rd grade common core, but may stretch to other grades depend
Oh no! Mom needs Sage and Max to do some last minute shopping for the big Thanksgiving feast. But, when they arrive at the store, they discover that Mom accidentally gave them the recipe cards instead of the shopping list! If they can't figure out what items Mom needs, they're worried they will ruin
Reading comprehension passages for Thanksgiving!
This pack includes 8 nonfiction reading passages with comprehension questions all about American Thanksgiving!
Wonderfully versatile for classroom use - use in guided reading groups, for independent reading, at centers, as supplements to other les
This is a great little pack to give your kids some Math and Literacy practice, just in time to celebrate Thanksgiving. In the Freebie, you will find addition and subtraction practice, ordering numbers, patterns, I am thankful drawing or writing and some ABC order.
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Guided Math is one of my favorite times of the day. In this BUNDLE you will get differentiated lesson plans for every single day for the ENTIRE YEAR. In an easy to follow sequence, I provide you with hands-on lessons that I have used very successfully in my kindergarten classroom. I also provide yo
In this quick mini lesson perfect for Thanksgiving, students will be digging into a variety of informational texts (charts, graphs, and opinion pieces) while reflecting on their own beliefs and values during the holiday season!
The encroachment of Black Friday into Thanksgiving Thursday has been a
Your students can create a memorable thanksgiving bracelet by using pipe cleaners and pony beads. Your students can follow along with the poem by Dr. Jean, adding colors as the story unfolds. Students can then use their bracelet to retell the story of The First Thanksgiving.
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This product is designed to help primary students write perfect paragraphs with five main parts: an introduction, three details or reasons, and a closing statement. The students are asked to complete the parts in a step-by-step approach in a logical order that makes sense and is easy for students t
For thanksgiving or any time of the year that students could use some time to stop and reflect on the good things in life!
The Gratitude Tree is a story that teaches students that the secret to happiness is being grateful for what you have. It includes instructions and resources to make a gratitud
This is a differentiated Sequencing/Retelling Lesson Plan Packet Aligned with the following Common Core Standards:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, SL.2.2, RI.3.8
It is to be used in conjunction with the book A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting, a long time favorite of my stude
This 11 page packet contains a lesson and activity on character traits. It includes:
A lesson plan
A list of character traits
8 unique turkey character description poems
Turkey character template
Character trait feathers
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All of these activities are based on the awesome children's book
The Great Turkey Race by Steve Metzger
*Creative writing prompt
*Math symmetry and Setting activity
*Sequence of events
I hope you enjoy this mini unit!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and now you can bring a little piece of it to your classroom!
Pumpkin Pie in a Cup is simple to make with your class.
You will receive:
~Recipe Page for how to make Pumpkin Pie in a Cup
~Pumpkin Pie History
~Tips & Hints
~2 Writing Activities, Predicting
This unit offers a huge array of activities to build comprehension and introduce historical fiction to your class. Through the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne, your students can be transported into history in an engaging and easy-to-read format. This unit is a great compliment to your
This math Craftivity –PLUS- Activities is a wonderful set that is not only festive but a great way to reinforce factoring after a lesson, for center work or as both formative and summative assessment.
Included in this set:
Directions with example
Number cards, work
First Thanksgiving Lesson and Pop Up Book
Have fun teaching your students about the first Thanksgiving between the Wampanoag Native Americans and the Pilgrims. Then allow your students to think about what they are grateful for this year. Finally, have your students create their o
The Rainbow Crow is a must-read Native American legend from the Eastern Woodland tribes. Included in this file are a week's worth of detailed book study lesson plans, CCSS correlations for grades 2-4 and six related printables to present this amazing legend to your students!
Native American Unit: Completely revised 2016 with more that 20 new pages and interactive activities added!!!
Keep your students engaged with this Native American unit! Native American regions included in this unit are:
Do you want to celebrate the season without all of the sugary candy and meaningless party games? Have I got something for you! This activity combines language arts, science, math, and art for a fun and memorable educational experience.
This Pumpkin Investigation includes a 7-page Investigation Bo
Three-lesson unit! Teach your students about the science behind the first Thanksgiving harvest.
Learn what the Wampanoag taught the pilgrims about the Three Sisters planting method--prevalent throughout North America in pre-Columbian times and featured on the rever
Oh no! James the Turkey was thrown out of the sky when he lost visibility in a blizzard! Luckily, he landed in the Carnivora Family’s yard and they have taken him in. But with food getting low and the blizzard keeping everyone cooped up, it’s looking like James may be tonight’s dinner.
Thanksgiving Day Activities Unit integrated with CCSS reading and writing for 4th-6th graders.
Rigorous Literacy Based Unit that includes the following skills:
• Close reading with annotation codes and comments along with a rubric
• Use evide
Your students will love this Thanksgiving multiplication activity! This is an easy craftivity and math activity that will entertain students while allowing them to practice their facts.
I found i
This lesson packet includes a short story explaining the history of the Pilgrims and their connection to American Thanksgiving celebrations and several worksheets that relate to the text.
Here is what you will get in this packet:
‣ Reading passage in color (2 pages)
‣ Reading passage in black and
With this writing activity, students take the opportunity to thank the faculty and staff at the school for all the things they do to help them. Once students have written their letters to the various people, the kids deliver them to the person they are thankful for before the Thanksgiving break. I
Thanksgiving Vocabulary : Jargon Journal November Bundle
Jargon Journal is a weekly vocabulary curriculum tied to picture books. This BUNDLE is for 4 interactive vocabulary notebook units that coordinate with the following books:
#fallintogreatresources These poems can be used as a shared reading, as well as placed in the students’ “I Can Read” or poetry binders! You can write the lyrics on chart paper, display the poem using your document camera or IWB, or use the included word cards inside a pocket chart. The word cards
A full lesson to practice opinion writing (persuasive writing) with a Thanksgiving-related focus question.
The focus question for this lesson is: "Should turkey be Thanksgiving's main dish?" Eight carefully-selected facts about turkeys are included for students to analyze, discuss, and use to help
Thank Goodness! (A Class Book To Make)
My students love brainstorming, writing and illustrating this book.
The pages in this book have students thinking from the point of view of someone or something else and having to come up with why they may be thankful.
First look through the pages of people a
No-prep, Native American "point of view" reading lesson! After reading passages, and actual letters and statements from Native Americans, students use critical reading skills to show their understanding of the points of view of many Native Americans and others today. A difficult p
A great attribute activity. Stand alone or may be used as a companion with the incredible EET*.
Your students will love these adorable describing turkeys! Three activity options and the ability to personalize the difficulty level make this activity a must-have for differentiated instruction.
This unit includes 6 math centers with a Thanksgiving theme, and 1 math craft for your students to complete as well! These centers cover addition, subtraction, and place value concepts.
This download includes both color and blackline versions of each center, in case you are trying to save on ink c
These turkeys are tired of being your main dish, and they aren't going to take it anymore! Students pretend to be turkeys and write a short persuasive essay on why they shouldn't be eaten for Thanksgiving. Then they create a cute little craft to go along with the writing.
*Proceeds from this Thanksgiving mini-pack are being donated to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund via the Red Cross*
This fun, quick writing activity is a perfect way to practice "how to" writing.
Students select a dish that they "think" they know how to make and write a recipe for it. You can co
Thanksgiving-themed Level 1 and 2 sentence assembly tasks. You'll find that my sentence scramble products are more challenging (geared towards older grade levels) than others on TPT as they provide two learning options, cueing systems, and two or more arrangement options.
In addition, students h
“Shared Reading, Interactive Charts for Thanksgiving!”
Included are 4 different pocket chart poems. Rereading these charts will help your students with fluency and retelling stories. They are great fun to use as a lesson and then keep up for a center activity. There are so many ways that you can
Teach Listening Skills in a fun and engaging way!
Thanksgiving Reading, Point of View Writing, Listening and Visualizing.
Use this unit to have fun with Thanksgiving, while maintaining content focus.
This product meets so many of the Common Core standards in a fun and engaging way!
Thanksgiving Writing and Craftivity - Invite a Pilgrim to Thanksgiving Dinner...
Not only is this writing unit loads of fun for students (Who doesn't love learning and writing about Thanksgiving?), it also pushes students to write across several genres! They will begin by researching The First Tha
PROJECT OVERVIEW-PURPOSE: IT'S TURKEY TIME! AND WHAT COULD BE MORE FUN FOR KIDS THAN MAKING A SILLY-LOOKING TALL TURKEY?
Pdf lesson plan
This FREE "Easy-Art" lesson plan provides the children with a fun cut and paste holiday activity. The directions are basic,
Thanksgiving critical reading skills practice and activities!Students complete fun "Thanksgiving" themed critical thinking reading skills activities involving plot, genre, generalizations, inference, conflict/solution and compare/contrast. From creating plots with a twist to making
This is a fun, Pete the Cat inspired Thanksgiving activity pack for preschool/Kindergarten/First grade! These worksheets and activities include...
Included in the complete lesson plans….
Make a Cat cut/paste
Make a Turkey cut/paste
Make a Pilgrim (2) cut/paste
Read and color the Thanksgiving object
The First Thanksgiving: Fiction and Non-Fiction Fun is a mini-unit that will help students learn about the First Thanksgiving. Students will read, write, and talk about fiction and non-fiction passages. The unit ends with a choice of culminating activities that will require your students to use hi
This Thanksgiving craft is one of my all-time favorite projects, because the students LOVE the finished product. You will be creating a shape book for children, featuring soil, grass, trees, mountains, and the sun. Children will write about each page. (Note that creating the books takes a little tim
This Powerpoint follows basic steps of constructing a song. Students will put rhythms to words (quarter, 8th, and 16th notes), add pitches/solfege (Mi, Sol, and La) and then put the song on the music staff (reviewing concepts like: pitch, melody, staff, measure, time signature, step, skip).
Thanksgiving Presentation: Then and Now - This presentation is a great way to introduce the history of Thanksgiving to your students! It presents the basics of the first Thanksgiving with slides that cover:
• Who was at the first Thanksgiving
• What was eaten at the first Thanksgiving
• Why they we
This is a companion pack for the story Bear Says Thanks. I love all the Bear stories and want my kids to explore the characters and have fun with them at the same time. This is the perfect read aloud for the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.
Here is what is included:
Guided Math is one of my favorite times of the day. In this packet you will get differentiated lesson plans for every single day in quarter two. In an easy to follow sequence, I provide you with hands-on lessons that I have used very successfully in my kindergarten classroom. I also provide you with
This hands-on Turkey Ten Frame Game will help children practice counting skills using real objects.
Children will count the turkeys on each mat and count out the same number of Unifix cubes (or other counter) to place in the ten frame. They can then either write the numeral in the square with dry e