What is this resource?
This is a focused THANKSGIVING read-aloud companion pack for TWENTY favorite Thanksgiving Read-Alouds. This is a COMPLETED BUNDLE. The purpose of this resource is to provide teachers and students with a structured focus on vocabulary, text-based higher level questions, comprehension, and ELA-based skills through a authentic and engaging children's literature.
Realistic Fiction + Nonfiction* Titles Included:
Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse Anderson
In November by Cynthia Rylant
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern
The Very First Thanksgiving Day by Rhonda Gowler Greene
How Many Days to America? by Eve Bunting
Sarah Morton's Day by Kate Waters
Samuel Eaton's Day by Kate Waters
Duck for Turkey Day by Jacqueline Jules
Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra
Thanksgiving Is... by Gail Gibbons
The Littlest Pilgrim by Brandi Dougherty
Turkey-Themed + Fantasy Titles Included:
Turk and Runt by Lisa Wheeler
A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting
Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano
Gracias, The Thanksgiving Turkey by Joy Cowley
A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman
The Very Stuffed Turkey by Katharine Kenah
One is a Feast for a Mouse by Judy Cox
Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson
What is included?
This is a BUNDLED resource. It includes all the linked resources. Click the titles to see the standards and skills addressed by each. Each resource includes a combination of ELA posters, Vocabulary Word Cards and definitions, Text-Based Questions, Writing Prompts, Collaborative Poster Templates and 3 Differentiated Comprehension Checks.
Where can I preview a sample of this resource?
Click PREVIEW to see the types of resources and activities included in this pack. PLEASE NOTE: the preview shows the format for ALL books in the Let's Read series and shows the types of activities included. The specifics change according to the content and standards addressed by each book.
Who created this resource?
Abby Mullins, also known as Babbling Abby, is a former kindergarten and first grade teacher who most recently was an interventionist in a Title I school. She holds a BA in both psychology and elementary education, along with an MA in teacher leadership. She loves creating engaging experiences for students, collaborating with passionate educators, and bringing her creativity and enthusiasm to classrooms across the globe through curriculum and resource development. Abby also blogs at The Inspired Apple where she shares here ideas, activities, and her love of education.