This grade 3 poetry and song reading unit (level O) is about all of the things to look forward to on Thanksgiving Day. Students learn about poetry and song as a literary genre and do a literary analysis that focuses on the language of poetry. The unit contains teacher support pages, a reading selection with supporting illustrations, and activities to guide students in close reading of the text. Students also gain practice applying topic and academic vocabulary. The unit concludes with a reading comprehension activity and a text-based writing activity.