Thanksgiving Non-fiction Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

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Mia McDaniel
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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17 pages
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Thank you! I loved how different this was in contrast to my other Thanksgiving materials. My students found the pictures and reading engaging and asked to complete more passages!
This was a fantastic resource to use with my students in class and virtually! They were very engaged with the history, and the links and qr codes were such a great added bonus. Thank you!
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Teach and practice numerous reading comprehension skills using these Thanksgiving-themed passages and corresponding questions. These 17 non-fiction passages, containing both history and fun facts, are ideal for your ELA lessons or speech/language therapy sessions! For nonreaders, use this as a listening comprehension activity.

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What's in this download?

➤ 17 short passages discussing all aspects of Thanksgiving along with 1-3 corresponding critical thinking questions per passage. Questions require students to use skills ranging from simple recall, comparing, contrasting, and making personal connections to deciphering vocabulary in context, drawing conclusions, inferencing, giving opinions, and justifying responses with evidence.

➤ 9 QR (and clickable links) to that build more knowledge

➤ A writing prompt so students can respond to read material in writing

➤ A VENN diagram so students can compare and contrast Thanksgiving traditions.

➤ A Thanksgiving game board for use with any game pieces and the make-your-own-paper die included. The game board can be affixed to a manilla folder or slightly overlapped and taped together (on the back).

➤ Recommendations for use

✂️ Just print, (laminate if you wish), cut and use!

DOWNLOAD the PREVIEW for a much closer look!

Need more Thanksgiving activities? See them all HERE

Need more reading/listening comprehension ideas? Click below!

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