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Thanksgiving Reading Passages

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Reading comprehension passages for Thanksgiving!

This pack includes 8 nonfiction reading passages with comprehension questions all about American Thanksgiving!

Wonderfully versatile for classroom use - use in guided reading groups, for independent reading, at centers, as supplements to other lessons, as morning work, as homework - anything a teacher could imagine!

This pack is part of our Holiday Informational Close Reading Bundle!
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Passage Topics

• The First Thanksgiving
• The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
• The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation
• The Pilgrims
• Sarah Josepha Hale
• Squanto
• The Turkey
• Thanksgiving Foods

Comprehension Questions
There are 3 types of questions for each reading passage - main idea, short answer, word webs, creative thinking, multiple choice, true or false, fill in the blank, higher order, and/or personal opinion.

Reader's Dictionary
Includes a one-page dictionary for students to consult as they read. Words in the dictionary are bolded in the passage text.

Common Core Standards
A page outlining the Common Core standards for grades 3 and 4.

Answer Key
An answer key for each passage.

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