Common Core Aligned, fun-filled Thanksgiving Literacy and Writing!
This file includes the common core aligned literacy and writing activities you need for a fun-filled Thanksgiving unit you and your students will be thankful for!
Fully original stories, “Coming Together for Thanksgiving”, and “My Latino Family Together for Thanksgiving” are perfect for shared reading. These stories create a perfect dialogue for you and your students about how they celebrate Thanksgiving and different family traditions. Super for your English Language Learners!Along with these two original stories is a worksheet and answer key for each.
Perhaps the BEST part of this activity file are all of the graphic organizers, listed by common core anchor standard. For example, your students will be able to complete organizers for message/theme, timeline of events, retelling parts of the story, key features map, adding their own additional details and character traits, analyzing possible different character points of view, comparing and contrasting, and Venn Diagrams. These graphic organizers can be used with just about any Fall/Thanksgiving story you choose along with the ones provided.
There are also 12 Common Core aligned writing activities! Students love to be creative and use their imaginations.