Look no further for a fun Thanksgiving book companion! These activities accompany One is a Feast for Mouse: A Thanksgiving Tale by Judy Cox. This cute book features the Thanksgiving story of Mouse. After a family is finished with Thanksgiving dinner, Mouse spots a pea he would love to have. When he goes after the pea, he finds bits of many other foods he’d like as well. He stacks them up, one after the other; but on his way back to his hole, he is stopped by Cat. In the end, he is able to enjoy the one pea he had originally gone to fetch! This literature unit is sure to be a great follow-up to the story. The skills that are targeted are:
1. Sequencing/Retelling- 12 picture cards depicting story scenes can be placed in order to accompany a retell.
2. Comprehension Questions- 12 comprehension question cards with two picture answer choices are included.
3. Spatial Concepts- 12 picture cards of Mouse in different positions with different objects can be described using prepositions, including in, on, under, over and more!
4. Rhyme Sort- Sort picture cards by rhyme.
5. Mouse’s Book Hunt- Use the book and find items matching the listed attribute or function.
6. Barrier Games- 2 levels of barrier games are included, using a table scene with food from the story.
Not only will your students enjoy this cute story, they’ll also love these follow-up activities targeting literacy, language, and listening skills!
Please note: The book, One is a Feast for Mouse: A Thanksgiving Tale, by Judy Cox is not included with this unit. It can be purchased here:
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