A Turkey For Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting is the perfect book to compliment your November Holiday Theme!! Lots of literacy activities to get the kids focused on skills without them even knowing it !!! Fun activities to strengthen their reading skills!!! Page 1 Cover
Page 2 Making Predictions Poster
Page 3-5 Prediction Mini Book
Page 6-7 Character Picture Cards
Page 8 Who are the Characters Poster
Page 9-13 Number Cards and Ordinal Position Cards for Sequencing the characters in the story.
Page 14 Turkey’s Sign Printable
Page 15 Write a letter to Mrs. Moose as Turkey/Persuade her not to eat you for dinner!
Page 16 Graphic Organizer for Characters-Setting-Problem-Solution
Page 17 Graphic Organizer for Beginning-Middle-End
Page 18 Character Profile Printable (child picks a character and fills out the information)
Page 19 Problem/Solution Poster
Page 20 Explain the PROBLEM printable
Page 21 Explain the SOLUTION printable
Page 22 Main Character Printable
Page 23 Setting Poster
Page 24 Describe the Setting printable
Page 25 Fiction/Non-Fiction Poster
Page 26 Graphic Organizer
Page 27 Cause and Effect Poster
Page 28-32 Cause and Effect Cards for pocket chart/includes different C&E situations from the text and CAUSE and EFFECT header cards for sorting on the pocket chart.
Page 33 Fact vs. Opinion Poster
Page 34-37 Fact or Opinion Sentences cut and paste activity
Page 38 Compare the Moose Family Thanksgiving to My Thanksgiving writing activity.
Page 39-40 ABC Order Printable
Page 41-43 Punctuation/Types of Sentences Poster
Page 44 Add the missing Punctuation Printable
Page 45-47 Find Exclamatory/Interrogative/Declarative Sentences in the text and record them .
Page 48 Favorite Thanksgiving Food Printable
Page 49-52 Set of WH question cards (you can use these in a literacy center, add a number to each one and play a game of SCOOT, put them on a ring and have children record the answers on paper)
Common Core Aligned
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY CCRA R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 1.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 1.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 1.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 1.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 1.7
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RL 2.1, 2.3. 2.7
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY RF 1.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY SL 1.3,1.5,1.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA R.1, R.2