Here's a new and different way of depicting Thanksgiving-- from the point of view of non-humans at the dinner! Examples are given from several items such as the mashed potatoes:“I don’t understand! A sharp object peeled off my skin and then set me in boiling water. To make matters worse, I got all mashed up and got a brown molten liquid poured…”
My students have enjoyed this assignment and I've even used their paragraph responses in a school-wide contest! Have them type it out and use pictures in their final projects. Enjoy!