A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting
is an excellent choice as a mentor text for comprehension strategies (character development, story elements, visualizing, and cause/effect as well as for writing,
In this book companion set, you have lots of options. It is set up in a before/during/after format for guided reading, but parts can also be used for mentor text lessons and for writing.
Skills included are:
Schema building about Thanksgiving Plans (quick write)
Vocabulary organizer and cards
Story elements turkey project
Four Square Thinking
Cause/effect (anchor chart and response pages)
Question task cards (4 per page and 1 per page for projecting and response page)
Summarizing the main idea
Class Book-A Turkey FREE for Thanksgiving
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