Thanksgiving STEM Challenge Fall Activities How to Catch a Turkey STEM

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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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41 pages
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This was a lot of fun to use and my students loved the STEM activity. I will definitely use this over and over!
We had a lot of fun with this resource! It was easy to use and a great activity to do before the Thanksgiving break. Thank you!
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Engage students with STEM catapult challenge for How to Catch a Turkey. In this thorough Thanksgiving STEM resource students can create unique turkey art, work on fall themed guided reading comprehension skills and extensions, as well as a guided STEM challenge. This book companion unit for How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace and Elekerton is packed full of enriching activities for your students. This unit is perfect for fall in the classroom or an exciting Thanksgiving or Fall themed learning experience.

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Comprehension Skill Activities:

➙ Making Predictions

➙ Text Evidence

➙ Character, Setting, Plot

➙ Character Analysis

➙ Character

➙ Retell

➙ Story Elements

➙ Author's Purpose

➙ Sequencing

➙ Key Events

➙ Problem and Solution

➙ Text Connections

➙ Basic Comprehension


➙ Turkey Craft & Writing: "I'm a Goal Gobbler"


➙ STEM: Turkey Catapults

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.


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