Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday

Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
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Nonfiction Close Reading - How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday

This nonfiction close reading focuses on the New York Times article titled "How the Civil War Created Thanksgiving” and makes connections with excerpts from President Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving proclamation. After reading, students will use evidence to answer text-based questions, which cover all ten of the Common Core Informational Standards. Students will also have a choice of five engaging after reading activities, including service learning projects.

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*a close reading guide
*answer key
*listing of the Common Core standards each question covers
*suggested after reading activities
*link to New York Times article

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