Kids are familiar with how they celebrate Thanksgiving in their own homes, but do they know the history of this important holiday? This product enables students to investigate the history of Thanksgiving by reading nonfiction texts, picking out the most important information, answering questions, and writing about this holiday in their own words. The end product is their very own mini book!
Included in this product:
Common Core Standards Description page
Detailed Teacher Notes page
Student Expectations page
Student Planning Pages- lists questions for students to answer
3 different mini book cover page styles
Final draft pages for the mini book
Bibliography page for the mini book
Enrichment activities: Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem, Vocabulary Matching Game, and a Vocabulary Flyswatter Game
2 rubrics: both aligned with CCS for Reading, Language, and Writing; one has CCS for Speaking and Listening
I hope you and your students enjoy learning about Thanksgiving and creating unique mini books! I greatly appreciate your feedback!