Gobble up these great Thanksgiving activities for your elementary students! Check out all the fun and engaging autumn themed lessons below.
Included in the set are:
Pages 1-6: Thanksgiving A-Z Word Wall Cards-Set of themed word wall cards, 1 set of 6 blank cards and a word wall header. Students can write their own words on the blank cards to add to the list.
Pages 7-8: Adjective Descriptions-1 Wagon page and 1 Pumpkin Kid page. Students write adjectives to describe the part of the picture that the arrow is pointing to and can then color the pictures.
Pages 9-10: Thanksgiving Grammar-Students will fill in the blanks with the correct grammar (proper noun, noun, verb and adjectives). Answer Example Included.
Pages 11-12: Pumpkin Verb Tenses-Students will fill in the pumpkins with the correct verb tenses. Answer Key Included.
Pages 13-14: Nutty Riddle-2-digit + 2-digit addition with carrying-Students will solve the problems and then answer the riddle by using their answers. Answer Key Included.
Pages 15-16: Thanksgiving Graphic Organizer-Students will write 8 words that they associate with the holiday and then write a sentence with the words. Answer Example Included.
Pages 17-19: Pumpkin Pictograph-Students will count by 2’s to answer questions about the pictograph. Answer Key Included.
Pages 20-21: Thanksgiving Coded Message from Your Teacher-Students will use the code to find the hidden message. Answer Key Included.
Pages 22-23: Thanksgiving Scrambled Words- Students will unscramble 12 sets of letters to make words. Answer Key Included.
Pages 24-25: Word Search-Students will find the 12 words about Thanksgiving in the word search. Answer Key Included.
Pages 26-27: Maze-Students will help the children navigate through the maze in order to find the pumpkin wagon. Answer Key Included.
Pages 28-30: Writing Prompts- Students will write opinion pieces with the 3 provided writing prompts.
Core Curriculum Standards:
L.2.5: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meaning.
L.2.6: Use word and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe.
L.3.6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.
L.3.1e: Form and use the simple verb tenses.
W.3.8: Recall information from experiences and sort evidence into provided categories.
W.2.1, W.3.1 & W.4.1: Write opinion pieces on topics.
2. MD.D.10: Draw a picture graph and a bar graph to represent a data set with up to 4 categories. Solve simple put-together, take apart and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph.
2. NBT.B.6: Add and subtract within 1000.
3. NBT.A.2: Fluently add and subtract within 1000.
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