Try a twist on the traditional reading and comprehension passages for Thanksgiving. These lessons focus on Thanksgiving Dinner! This packet contains a variety of lessons and activities, including history, science, and literature, all centered on the Thanksgiving day feast. You get the following:
★ Thanksgiving Then & Now
paired reading passages with constructed response questions page, Venn Diagram, and three paragraph writing assignment.
★ The World’s Largest Pumpkin Pie
reading passage with constructed response page and 8 math word problems involving all four operations.
★ Calories Count
nonfiction science passage on what a calorie is and how many we often consume with our Thanksgiving meal. Includes a constructed response page and word problem page involving all four operations.
★ Homemade Cranberry Sauce
recipe page with sequencing activity and math worksheet.
★ Pumpkin Pie in a Bag
recipe page with science report form and question page.
★ Gobble! Gobble!
Plan your own Thanksgiving dinner activity – complete with instructions, budget sheet, grocery list, menu page, and student / teacher scoring guides.
★ Stone Soup – When Sharing Benefits Everyone
– Story, comprehension pages, directions for making stone soup, find a word puzzle, and a reader’s theater.
just for fun Family Dinner coloring page titled “Give Thanks”
Click here for a sample pages out of this unit - from Stone Soup.
Stone Soup - Sample lesson from Thanksgiving Dinner Theme Unit
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Thanksgiving Single and Multi-step Word Problems Task Cards