Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions

Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
Thanksgiving Word Search & Crossword Puzzles: Print & Paperless Versions
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These 3 word search puzzles and 1 crossword puzzle give your students a fun way to supplement their learning about Thanksgiving. All the puzzles use the same 20 words related to this quintessential American holiday. Please see below for a list of the words.

The word searches are available at 3 levels of difficulty, based on the direction the words are written in the puzzle, so they can meet the needs of all your students, including English Language Learners. Answer keys are provided for all the puzzles. In addition, there is a word bank for the crossword puzzle for students who need additional support.

Both Print and Google Drive™ versions are provided for all the puzzles. The PDF file includes teacher notes, instructions for accessing the online materials, instructions for completing the puzzles as well as all the word searches and the crossword puzzle with their answer keys and word bank. The Google Drive™ materials include directions for using the materials, the word search puzzles and the crossword puzzle, the word bank, and the answer keys for the puzzles.

The words used in the puzzles are: Colonists, Corn, Cranberry, English, Family, Gravy, Harvest, Indians, Massachusetts, Native Americans, November, Pie, Pilgrims, Pumpkin, Settlers, Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Thanksgiving, Turkey, Wampanoag.

Here are some additional ways you can use the vocabulary words in this resource:

★ For words that may be new, you can have your students find their definitions and use those words in sentences.

★ Students can also draw pictures that illustrate the words to show their understanding.

★ More proficient students can write paragraphs or stories that include some of the words.

★ Extend your students’ learning by having them record their sentences or stories online, for speaking and technology practice.

★ Extend your students’ learning by asking them to write or create presentations about things they are thankful for.

Help your students understand the meaning of Thanksgiving with this resource!

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What you get in this product:

In the PDF file:

★ A list of materials in the PDF and Google Drive™ files (1 page)

Notes to the Teacher (explanatory information for teachers) (1 page)

★ Instructions for accessing the Google Drive™ materials (1 page)

★ Instructions for doing the online versions of the puzzles (3 pages)

★ 3 word search puzzles with answer keys (6 pages)

★ Word bank for the crossword puzzle (1 page)

★ 1 crossword puzzle with answer key (2 pages)

★ Copyright, related products, social media, and credits information (1 page)

★ Cover page (1 page)

In the Google Drive™ materials:

★ Instructions for doing the online versions of the puzzles (3 slides)

★ 3 word search puzzles with answer keys (6 slides)

★ Word bank for the crossword puzzle (1 slide)

★ 1 crossword puzzle with answer key (2 slides)

★ Cover page (1 page)

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
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