Visit the First Thanksgiving in Magic Tree House Thanksgiving on Thursday and integrate Common Core skills into every lessons with this unit. This novel unit integrates the Common Core principles of higher order thinking questions and using text details and examples to support answers.
Pair with my Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Pilgrims reading unit to integrate nonfiction and gain valuable knowledge and facts about the First Thanksgiving.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Pilgrims
This product is also part of the Magic Tree House Thanksgiving Bundle along with the Thanksgiving on Thursday fiction unit- save and buy both together using the link below!
Magic Tree House Thanksgiving Bundle
This reading unit contains:
* Common Core based higher level thinking questions for each chapter. These questions are similar to close read questions and promote analysis of text rather than just recall. Questions require evidence and details from the story to allow students to practice citing text, an essential Common Core skill.
* Vocabulary activities- 10 vocabulary words with student-friendly definitions, vocabulary activities (that can be used as a center or HW packet), and a vocabulary quiz
*Writing activities- Open ended question based on Common Core standards and sample PARCC assessment questions and descriptive writing organizer using the senses to describe Thanksgiving.
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