Looking for a Thanksgiving Article that fits the second grade Common Core State Standards for close reading and collaborative learning? Here’s an article about the First Thanksgiving Feast with a worksheet students can use and then share. This can also be turned into a “Read to Self” workshop for the days before Thanksgiving!
The article is grade level appropriate and lends itself well to close reading in collaborative groups. Students can take this article and incorporate it in any other activity or workshop rotation for nonfiction and expository texts.