Are you looking for a fun, structured Thanksgiving guided and independent writing lesson for the month of November? Writing a compare and contrast essay has never been easier. This product includes everything you need to build a great 4 paragraph essay about the similarities and differences of Thanksgiving foods. It provides simple steps for students who often say they don't know what to write. Then, finish the lesson by making a cute turkey craft to display their work.
The writing process has been task analyzed and broken down into easy steps for the teacher and the student. This product includes materials for both guided and independent writing activities with graphic organizers and planning pages that include questions to generate ideas.
First, take the students through a guided writing activity comparing and contrasting pies. Then, they will use the same tools and skills to write their own compare and contrast essay on 2 Thanksgiving foods.
Gobble up the Thanksgiving fun. Here is what is included:
3 Brainstorming pages (Teacher Suggested Responsed, Student Guided and Independent Writing)
3 Venn diagrams (Teacher Suggested Responsed, Student Guided and Independent Writing)
3 Paragraph builder planning pages (Teacher Suggested Responsed, Student Guided and Independent Writing)
Food cards with pictures and words (color and b/w)
Thanksgiving writing paper
Turkey Craft/paper for displaying final writing.
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