Thanksgiving Activities, Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension and Writing Practice

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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  • Activity
Pages
20+
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Looking to bring in Thanksgiving activities that help teach reading comprehension and writing skills? These 5 sets of fiction Thanksgiving stories help students practice comprehension with fun and engaging stories.

These Thanksgiving reading passages and comprehension questions are a perfect tool to use to help students practice their comprehension. In this product, you will find five Thanksgiving stories with 2 comprehension activities for each. One of the comprehension papers deals with answering questions about the text and the other paper deals with writing a response based on the passage.

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The passages are now created in Google Slides.

What stories and themes are included?

Story 1: The Pilgrim Who Lost His Hat

  • Sequencing events
  • Writing a letter

Story 2: My Very First Thanksgiving

  • Cause and effect
  • Narrative Writing

The Big Balloon Parade

  • Comparing characters
  • Writing about personal opinion

Story 4: The Runaway Turkey

  • Quotations & point of view
  • Writing a continuation story

Story 5: Sharing My Pumpkin Pie

  • Text to self connections
  • Point of View Writing

Suggested Reading:

I have found that second-grade students benefit to read this as a whole group the first time, then allow them to respond individually. However, it works great for higher readers independently. 3rd graders could work independently through this activity.

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Total Pages
20+
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

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