Included in this packet are Thanksgiving-themed writing prompts and activities to help students learn more about the Author's Purpose for writing (Persuade, Inform, and Entertain).
This packet could be taken apart and used for individual writing tasks and activities or could be used as a week-long writing assignment leading up to Thanksgiving.
1. a list of resources in kid-friendly text that could be given as a the weekly overview
2. three texts with multiple choice responses
3. three student response options to correlate with the three texts
4. a Thanksgiving table activity related to PIE
5. a friendly letter writing piece to Macy's for the Thanksgiving Day parade
6. an opinion writing rubric
7. a review posted for Author's Purpose