Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Passages - Digital Thanksgiving Activities

Jennifer Findley
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Engage your students during the month of November with these Thanksgiving reading comprehension passages and activities (with digital Thanksgiving reading activities!)

Note: This resource now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. To access the digital Thanksgiving reading activities, see page 4 of the PDF.

About the Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Printables

This reading comprehension resource contains ELEVEN Thanksgiving-themed reading texts:

  • 3 fiction stories
  • 5 informational texts
  • 2 poems
  • 1 play/drama

Click here to see the BUNDLE of all of my Seasonal & Holiday Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities for 4th and 5th Grade.

Each text contains 3-4 printables with reading comprehension questions, reading skill practice, or writing activities that are common core aligned and text dependent.

Choose to use all of the printables or pick and choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Answer keys are included if they are appropriate to the printable.

Fiction Story 1 - The Great Escape

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Making Inferences
  • Figurative Language
  • Point of View Writing Prompt

Fiction Story 2 - The More the Merrier

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Supporting Inferences
  • Theme
  • Context Clues

Fiction Story 3 - Let's Eat

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Identifying the Narrator Printable
  • What’s that Phrase?
  • Another Perspective – Fiction Writing Prompt

Informational Text 1 - What Was Really Eaten

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • Compare and Contrast Writing Prompt

Informational Text 2 - Ham vs. Turkey

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Opinion Writing Prompt

Informational Text 3 - Not So Traditional Foods

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • Persuasive Writing Prompt
  • Descriptive Writing Prompt

Informational Text 4 - Different Thanksgiving Traditions

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Narrative Writing Prompt

Informational Text 4 - Different Ways to Cook a Turkey

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • Summarizing

Poem 1 - Thanksgiving Feast

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Summarizing
  • Visualizing
  • Poetry Writing Prompt

Poem 2 - The Best Thanksgiving

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Summarizing
  • Theme

Play- Where Are the Pies?

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Theme
  • Context Clues
  • Problem and Solution

About the Thanksgiving Digital Reading Activities

This Thanksgiving reading resource is also included in a digital format for use with Google Slides.

The reading passages and activities are exactly the same as the printable version. However, they have been converted to an optimal digital format with text boxes.

Check out the preview video to see the digital Thanksgiving reading activities.

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