These cute turkey-themed reading and writing activities are perfect for Thanksgiving. The collection includes twelve activities are ready to use in reading and writing lessons or centers in first or second grade classrooms. Some are also appropriate as seatwork or homework. They are ready to print and use without any prep!
Here are the specific activities included in this resource:
1 Phonics: Identify picture words with the /ür/ sound (as in turkey); pictures are shirt, horse, girl, arm, bird, turtle, corn, circle, nurse, car
1 Word Hunt: Search for words that begin with the letters in “turkey” (“read the room” or use a book).
1 Making Words: Manipulate letters in “Thanksgiving” to create and write new words.
1 Word Search: Find ten Thanksgiving food words in the puzzle then circle, and write.
1 Syllable Sort: Read words, count the syllables and sort the words by syllable number. 2 Turkey Rhymes: Read traditional rhymes that can be included in poetry folders/notebooks, memorized, or for reading fluency practice.
1 My Book Response: Student draws a picture and writes about their favorite part of a book. This can be used with any book.
3 Writing Prompts: Foods to eat with turkey, what is your wish bone wish, write the beginning, middle, and end to a story.
Blank Writing Page: Lined writing page with turkey can be used for any purpose.
The featured clip art and graphics are from MyCuteGraphics.com. The fonts used are Hello Fonts by Jen Jones.
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