This is a novel study on Magic Tree House: Thanksgiving on Thursday. Included in this packet are plans for each chapter. Students will make predictions, make text connections, compare and contrast using Venn diagrams, and complete vocabulary activities. Also included are picture book ideas and nonfiction texts to help students make text to self connections while reading this Thanksgiving story. Students will also sharpen their mapping skills while tracing the Pilgrim's route to Plymouth Rock. These activities also include reading responses for each chapter.