Thanksgiving Writing Activity Middle School

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Looking for Thanksgiving Activities to use with your Middle School Students? These printable resources include FUN Thanksgiving Activities and Assignments that will teach your students how to read and write Procedural Texts! These worksheets are an easy, low-prep way to keep your students engaged in learning in the days leading up to Thanksgiving!

This resource included a fun introductory/hook origami assignment, over 30 Instructional Slides that teach students the features and characteristics of Procedural Texts, a Thanksgiving Procedural Text Writing Assignment, and a fun Procedural Text Extension Activity.

Students are provided with examples and definitions of procedural texts and instructions on how to compose their own "how to" writing. A graphic organizer is included to help students plan their writing!

What's Included in Thanksgiving Writing Activity?

  • Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
  • Basic Lesson Outlines for Each Activity (4)
  • Introductory/Hook Activity for Procedural Texts
  • 30+ Instructional Slides Teaching Elements of Procedural Texts
  • Procedural Text Writing Assignment Sheet
  • Procedural Text Pre-Writing Sheet
  • Procedural Text Writing Paper
  • Procedural Text Assignment Grading Rubric
  • Extention Activity: Reading Procedural Texts
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40 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.


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