Friendsgiving Gratitude Friendship with Thanksgiving November Bulletin Board

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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65 + Google Slides
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Are you looking for gratitude, kindness, and community-building friendship activities to welcome Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving into your classroom this November? This all-in-one high engagement pack has everything you need!

This product includes printable version AND link for Google Slide version with digital directions, too.

These Friendsgiving reading and writing activities are engaging and informative activities to help build your classroom community and spread kindness this Thanksgiving season.

Nonfiction articles are an easy way to help your students practice close reading strategies, too. Also included are writing prompts, acrostic poetry, and reflection activities. Bulletin board and holiday banner make the perfect Friendsgiving display. (See the preview.)

Short on time to teach about Friendsgiving this year? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

Grab the: Today's Thanksgiving Traditions Close Reading set!


✓Digital Directions for Google Classroom

✓Teacher Notes and Book Suggestions

Reading Informational Passages with Reflection Pages and Graphic Organizers:

  1. Friendsgiving
  2. Friendship Skills

✓Friendship Quote Poster and Reflection Activity

✓Acts of Kindness Activity

✓Thoughts of Gratitude Activity

✓Friendship Recipe Activity

✓Classroom Friend-Ship Project and Bulletin Board Display and Letters

Writing Activities in Different Genres: Prompt and Graphic Organizers for:

  1. Opinion Writing
  2. Expository Writing
  3. Narrative Writing

✓Acrostic Poem: Friendship

✓Open-Ended Friendsgiving Poster

Classroom Community Building Activities:

  1. Gratitude Grams
  2. Nothing Corn-y About our Friendships
  3. A Harvest of Compliments

✓Math Problem Solving (2 levels with answer keys)

✓Word Search with Answer Key

✓Happy Friendsgiving Banner Included

Please see the preview for a more detailed look at this product.

Recent feedback on this product:

"I wanted a unit on Thanksgiving, but with a twist. The title "Friendsgiving" caught my attention, and with its thorough writing lessons and prompts, I was sold. My students are already hooked, even though we just began our work. Thanks for this fantastic resource."

"What a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving, focusing on friendship and gratitude. Everything needed to for the last few days before Thanksgiving break. Thank you!"

"I looking forward to using this with my kids to help instill a sense of gratitude. I think this will also be great for that social/emotional piece that is so important."

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