This Thanksgiving Close Read is based on the book, A Turkey for Thanksgiving, by Eve Bunting. This book has a wonderful message about Moose showing Friendship, Sharing, and Helping his Woodland Friends.
Your students will learn how to use their Schema, (Poster included) to Graph a Yes or No question. Graphing Poster and Yes and No Pieces included.
PLOT POSTER to help teach students the importance of sequencing a story.
There is a Detailed 5 Day Lesson Plan included. Just follow the lesson plan, print out the print and go sheets that can be used in ELA Journals or on notebook paper.
This set comes with:
• Three Sets of Focus Questions for students that require them to write and illustrate
• Vocabulary word ideas
• Student Vocabulary ELA journal activity that students will use to write and illustrate word meanings. Younger students will write word(s) with teacher, first and second grader will write a sentence with their word(s), and older students will write a paragraph using words.
• Students will Sequence
the story with 5 illustrated major events in the story. They will cut and paste in sequential order, add sentences or paragraph summarizing the plot.
• Turkey Poem
• 5 DAY Poetry Lesson Plan with detailed ideas and activities for each day
• Turkey Project with complete instructions, and a take home note.
• 8 Colorful Review Questions
• 5 question Yes No Assessment on the story
A Turkey for Thanksgiving is about Mrs.Moose wanting a REAL TURKEY for Thanksgiving like everybody else has so everything will be perfect for all her forest friends. Mr. Moose goes on a hunt to please his wife, and... you'll have to read the book for the ending! I know you are going to fall in love with this book! It is a must read for Thanksgiving!
This CLOSE READ is recommended for Kindergarten through 3rd grade, but can be used for struggling students in upper intermediate grades.
I hope you enjoy this story as much as I do!
Be sure and check out my other close reads by clicking on the links below!
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