Students read a one page reading comprehension passage that compares Thanksgiving in Canada to Thanksgiving in America. Then, students complete a variety of fun reading comprehension activities - including a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt - based on this Thanksgiving passage.
This nonfiction reading passage makes a great close read and helps you integrate reading and social studies. It tells a little about the history of Thanksgiving in both the United States and Canada, and then gives information about how Thanksgiving is currently celebrated in both places.
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This resource includes:
-one Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Passage
-1 scavenger hunt activity to help compare American and Canadian Thanksgiving
-reading comprehension questions based on the Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Passage
-Venn Diagrams to have students compare how they spend their Thanksgiving with how the typical American or Canadian spends their Thanksgiving
Answer keys and grading rubrics are also included.
Check out the preview to see everything included in this no prep resource! This activity is great for upper elementary students (3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade).
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Kalena Baker, Teaching Made Practical