Turkeys and Thanksgiving Research Writing unit
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UPDATED: November 1st, 2015.
I have ADDED:
Close reads: Farm Turkeys, Wild Turkeys, The Pilgrims, The Wampanoag, and Sarah Hale
I have ADDED: more tree focus maps to choose!
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Are you ready to learn about Turkeys and Thanksgiving?! This is a great informational text (non-fiction) unit!!!!
This unit is filled with tons of writing activities for learning information about turkeys and Thanksgiving!
Great for 1st Graders and 2nd Graders!!! Could be used for higher kindergarteners.
This packet has OVER 145 pages of Turkey and Thanksgiving FUN!
This packet includes:
-All about Turkeys Cover sheet
-2 Colorful informational posters about Wild Turkeys and Farm Turkeys
-KWL writing chart about Turkeys
-Bubble focus map about turkeys
-Fact writing chart about turkeys
-Colorful Tree Map headers: Turkey. live, can, are, have
-3 different Turkey tree focus maps to choose to the needs of your students
-Informational Text vs. Literature Turkey comparison writing chart
-Turkey Vocabulary writing chart
-Draw turkey vocabulary chart and/or Draw and Write Turkey vocabulary writing chart- pick and choose to the needs of your students
-I can compare: Wild Turkeys and Farm Turkeys writing chart
-Venn Diagram comparing Wild Turkeys and Farm Turkeys
-Turkey Facts-handwriting practice
-Turkey Facts-edit and rewriting practice printable
-Informational Text: Wild Turkeys read and answer questions printable
-Label a Turkey and add adjectives printable
-Terrific Turkey Opinions: DO you think the turkey should have been our National Bird? Writing printable
-My opinion: Turkeys are... writing printable
-2 All about Turkeys writing printables to pick and choose to fit the needs of your students
Thanksgiving Writing Printables:
-Wampanoag and Pilgrim Colorful Fact Chart posters
-Wampanoag bubble map
-Fact Chart writing: Wampanoag
-Tree map headers: Wampanoag, lived, were, did, helped
-Research Writing map: Wampanoag tree focus maps-3 to choose to fit the needs of your students
-2 All About Wampanoags writing templates-to choose from to fit the needs of your students
-Pilgrim bubble map
-Fact Writing Chart: Pilgrims
-Pilgrims Tree map headers: Pilgrims, lived, went, did, were
-3 different tree maps to choose from to fit the needs of your students
-2 All about the Pilgrims writing templates
-Pilgrim and Wampanoag informational text with handwriting practice printables
-Pilgrim and Wampanoag informational text with editing and rewriting practice printables
-I can compare people: Wampanoag and Pilgrims printable
-Research: 1st Thanksgiving KWL writing chart
-The First Thanksgiving tree map headers: The First Thanksgiving, was, had, celebrated
-1st Thanksgiving research writing tree map
-2 All about the First Thanksgiving printables
-Informational Text: read about the 1st Thanksgiving and answer the questions.
-Informational Text about Sarah Hale and write a "Thank You, Sarah" letter to her
-Research Pilgrim Boys and Pilgrim Girls-chores and clothes writing charts
-I can compare Now and Then: Pilgrim Children and Children Now writing chart
-Venn diagram comparing children now and Pilgrim children
-Draw and write about the foods they ate at the first Thanksgiving
-Paste and write about foods we eat now
-Pictures to cut and paste with foods we eat now
-Colorful pictures to copy (can use for ABC order and graphing)
-My Favorite Thanksgiving Food Graph and writing template
-2 All about my Thanksgiving printables
-Yummy Opinions: DO you like or dislike to eat turkey? Writing template
-My Opinion: Turkey is...
ELA and Math activities:
-Syllables with Thanksgiving words
-ABC Order printable
-Asking or Telling with Turkey Facts printable
-That is a Fact, Jack! Fact or Opinion about turkeys
-Turkey Acrostic printable
-Pilgrim Acrostic printable
-Greater than or Less Than with 3 digit numbers printable
-Gobble Good Vowels printable
-Cross Method with numbers: Adding 10, subtracting 10, one more/one less
-Rainbow write spelling words printable
-Colorful turkeys to copy and laminate and use to measure the length
-Measure, record and graphing turkey printable
-5 different reading comprehension graphic organizers
BONUS PRINTABLES: These are from my color by sight words packets! YAY~
-2 color by sight words printables
~Sarah Hale printables
~William Bradford printables
~More Comprehension reading response printables
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