Author's Purpose Pie Activity for Thanksgiving

Rated 4.95 out of 5, based on 45 reviews
45 Ratings
Tiffany Gannon
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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30 pages
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Kept learning fun as we headed to Thanksgiving break. They loved the activities and they were engaged.


Author's Purpose is one of my favorite comprehension strategies to teach! The cooking theme used within this unit is perfect for a Thanksgiving study! Teaching author's purpose will be easy a pie!

This packet is great to use with cooperative groups, during whole group, and even as individual seat work. All activities can be completed with any Thanksgiving themed books or passages you may have. (Passages are not included in this unit. It's designed to be used with resources you already have on hand.)

This packet includes:

-4 posters to display using the PIE method for teaching author's purpose

-an activity to use with cooperative groups throughout your unit

-an excellent printable for students to use to identify the author's purpose of a story

-a brown bag template for a book club discussion

-two interactive notebook templates

-student mini-booklet

-flip book printable

-Gobbling Up Author's Purpose Turkey Craftivity

I had students tell me how much fun they had at the end of my author's purpose activities, so it definitely will keep them engaged!

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