A Thanksgiving Themed Reading and Writing Pack (Common Core)

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Get your kids in the Thanksgiving spirit and teach them about the 1621 celebration between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag.

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The First Thanksgiving
Students will read a story about the first Thanksgiving and then have to answer 3 comprehension questions about the story and highlight where they found their answers.

The First Thanksgiving
Students will illustrate the story and then make a connection by answering what they would say to Squanto if they were Pilgrims at the first Thanksgiving.

The First Thanksgiving
Students will use the story provided and fill in a graphic organizer focusing on cause and effect.

Thanksgiving Vocabulary
Colony, Harvest, Settler, Mayflower, Pilgrim, Squanto
Definitions and sentences that students will need to use the correct vocabulary word in.

A Handful of Thanks
Students will trace their hand in the space provided and then list 5 things that they are thankful for on their hand.

Thanksgiving Dinner: Then and Now
Students will use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast how the dinner they eat on Thanksgiving Day is the same or different from the Pilgrims and Wampanoag.

Thanksgiving Sequence of Events
Students will use a graphic organizer to tell the order that they will eat the food on their plate on Thanksgiving Day. They will use the words first, then, next, and last.

Thanksgiving Traditions
Students will write down a tradition their family has, a friends traditions, and a tradition they would like to have on Thanksgiving Day.

A Pilgrim's Diary
Students will put themselves in the shoes of a Pilgrim and write a diary entry about how they would feel settling in a new land.

Squanto's Diary
Students will put themselves in the shoes of Squanto and write about how they would feel at the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims.

A Turkey for a Day:
Students will take the point of view of a turkey on Thanksgiving Day and write about how they would feel, where they go, and what they would do. Students will color and cut out a picture of a turkey to go along with their story.

Thanksgiving is a Special Day
Students will use a graphic organizer to write down why Thanksgiving is special to them and their families.






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A Thanksgiving Themed Reading and Writing Pack (Common Core)
A Thanksgiving Themed Reading and Writing Pack (Common Core)
A Thanksgiving Themed Reading and Writing Pack (Common Core)
A Thanksgiving Themed Reading and Writing Pack (Common Core)
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