Hello! Thank you for looking at A Fabulous Feast of Thanksgiving Language and Processing Activities. I created these lesson because with any caseload, my students have diverse language development needs. (On a side-note, I do print many of my items in black and white for my students, so please do not feel that this will drain your color ink).
Included in this packet are the 10 following activities(plus a bonus):
Slide 1 – Cover Page
Slide 2 &3 – Table of Contents
Lesson 1 - Slides 4-8 – Thankful for Thanksgiving Verbal Problem Solving Scenarios – Students will be required use processing and reasoning skills and problem solve around a Thanksgiving Day theme.
Slides 9 & 10 – Graphic organizers for such problem solving – Thanksgiving Theme
Lesson 2 – Slides 11-16 – Thanksgiving Following Directions – Students will follow instructions containing linguistic concepts of inclusion and exclusion, quantitative, sequential, spatial, negation, etc. 24 teaching and learning opportunities.
Slides 17 -19 – Written directions for the teacher
Lesson 3 – Slides 20-23 – My Thanksgiving Preposition Mini-book. Students will fill-in the correction preposition and make into a mini-book to take home for carry-over practice.
Lesson 4 – Slides 24-26 – Plenty of Irregular Past Tense Verbs – Students will be required to change the regular verbs ‘This Thanksgiving’ to irregular past tense verbs ‘Last Thanksgiving’, such as, drank, found, caught, etc., all around a Thanksgiving theme.
Lesson 5 – Slides 27-28 – Antonym Development Thanksgiving – Students are provided with Thanksgiving Day scenarios that they have to change and provide the antonym for. 10 opportunities.
Lesson 6 – Slides 29-33 – Thanksgiving Antonyms Cards – Print, cut apart, laminate if you so desire and play. 15 matched pairs, most of which are around the Thanksgiving theme. (definitely using Thanksgiving clip-art.)
Lesson 7 – Slides 34-36 – I Am Thankful for Scroll – For this lesson, students will complete scrolls with thankful incomplete statements. Great for written language development. Students will enjoy the stationary.
Lesson 8 – Slides 37-39 – How Many Are Left? Math and Language Processing – Students will listen to scenarios and determine how many Thanksgiving items are left.
Slides 37-39 – Directions for How Many Are Left? Activity. Language processing including math. Students are given Thanksgiving Day scenarios, then they are required to figure out what is taken away.
Directions for activity - 40-41
Lesson 9 – Slides 42-44 – Thanksgiving People Search –Students will interact with each other by asking and answering questions from each other to complete a People Search. Directions are included for a People Search, as well as a carry-over activity.
Lesson 10- Slides - 45-47- The First Thanksgiving Scenes - Manipulating Pieces to Complete Directions Containing Linguistic Concepts. Students will be provided with four scenes and directions containing prepositions / spatial concepts to complete by manipulating small pieces. ***** To conserve printer ink, this lesson requires the students to do some coloring.
Slide 48 – Directions for The First Thanksgiving Scenes
Extra Lesson – Slides – 49-50 Comparative and Superlative pictures for Thanksgiving – For this lesson, you can cut the comparative and superlative adjectives and put them in order for students to then produce short sentences containing such. For example, This turkey has long feathers, this turkey has longer feathers and this turkey has the longest feathers.
Slide 51 – Suggestions on how to complete the Comparative and Superlative Thanksgiving, including pictures.
If you have any questions regarding this or any one of my lessons, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or on my Facebook page, SLP for ME