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This fun, hands-on writing packet includes five days of Thanksgiving writing lessons and activities.
Day 1: Students will study and learn about the pilgrims while decorating, illustrating, and writing on their own Mayflower ships (templates included).
Day 2: Students will utilize the brainstorming chart (template included) to learn and write about the hardships the pilgrims endured when they first arrived.
Day 3: Students will learn about Native American cave art and utilize pictographs (templates included) to create their own sentences and stories.
Day 4: Students will create their own "thankful" turkeys (template included).
Day 5: Students will make "Turkey Track" treats in class. After making and eating their treats your students will draw and write about their experiences.
This download includes step-by-step instructions and all the templates you will need to have a fun and exciting week preparing your class for Thanksgiving.
Along with the writing activity packet above, I also offer a variety of other one week writing downloads specifically for K - 2nd grade. To preview these writing packets please click on the links below.