History of Thanksgiving Day

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5th - 7th
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Teacher Edition 49 pages, Each Student Edition 8 pages
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The History of Thanksgiving Day is a great collaborative research project to engage your students before Thanksgiving. The History of Thanksgiving Day will help your students discover the history behind the holiday and traditions. They will research Thanksgiving history independently and then work with a group to pull together a comprehensive presentation. Your students will follow the writing process while they learn more about the history of Thanksgiving in this easy-to-grade collaborative project.

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This product consists of over 90 pages; teacher edition, digital edition in google slides, printable pdf, digital black and white edition, and printable black and white edition. History of Thanksgiving Day will help your students gain a better understanding of the history behind Thanksgiving becoming a holiday while researching and practicing the writing process. Your students will enjoy this Thanksgiving writing assignment and it will be easy for you to grade.


· Digital And Printable Versions

· Easy To Use Teacher Directions

· Reliable Sources Mini-Lesson

· Prewrite Worksheets

· Draft Worksheets

· Revision Checklist

· Editing Checklist

· Rubric

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Teacher Edition 49 pages, Each Student Edition 8 pages
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.


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