Sarah Hale Literature Guide: How Thanksgiving Became A National Holiday

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This Sarah Hale Literature Guide is a unit about the life and legacy of Sarah Hale, the single mother of five, composer of Mary Had a Little Lamb, and first female magazine editor, who singlehandedly took on the task of having Thanksgiving declared a national holiday. This unit can stand alone with the accompanying story Sarah Saves Thanksgiving which is included in the packet, or can incorporate the picture books Thank You, Sarah!: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving, or Sarah Gives Thanks.

There are over 25 activities in this unit you can choose from!
Sarah Saves Thanksgiving original story
Comprehension Question Cards for all three texts
Story Map
Summarization – Someone Wanted But So
Sarah Hale Fortunately/Unfortunately Story
Writing a newspaper article
Walk in the footsteps of Sarah Hale sequencing activity
Cause and Effect graphic organizer
Character traits anchor chart
Sarah Hale Character Analysis
I am Sarah Hale activity
Sarah Hale acrostic poem activity
Theme Anchor Chart
Theme analysis activity
The Important Thing About Thanksgiving activity
Fact and Opinion sort
Two creative writing activities
Blank creative writing pages
Book Review writing activity for both Thank you Sarah and Sarah Gives Thanks
Comparison of two texts – Thank you Sarah and Sarah Gives Thanks – Venn Diagram
Vocabulary Cards
Word Map
Thanksgiving now and then comparison matrix
Thanksgiving Making Words activity
Parts of Speech Sort

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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Sarah Hale Literature Guide: How Thanksgiving Became A Nat
Sarah Hale Literature Guide: How Thanksgiving Became A Nat
Sarah Hale Literature Guide: How Thanksgiving Became A Nat
Sarah Hale Literature Guide: How Thanksgiving Became A Nat