Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade

Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade
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Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade is filled with November writing activities with a Thanksgiving theme. Students write Thanksgiving stories, facts, and booklets, complete graphic organizers, respond to literature, etc. Activities and topics include a Thankful poem, Pilgrims, native Americans, turkeys, traditions, Thanksgiving feast, and more! Use the printables for a writer’s workshop, at a thematic writing center, or for independent and guided writing practice.

The packet includes:

• Thanksgiving KWL Chart - write what they know, want to learn, and have learned as students learn about the Thanksgiving holiday.

• Write a List! – draw pictures and write a list of Thanksgiving writing ideas.

• It’s Thanksgiving! Main Idea/Details – complete a graphic organizer by writing a main idea about Thanksgiving and details to support it.

• Learning About Thanksgiving – write, illustrate, and share information about the Thanksgiving holiday.

• Thanksgiving Web – complete a web graphic organizer with sentences and pictures that describe the main idea: “Thanksgiving is a holiday that is celebrated in November.”

• Thankful Letters – write an “I Am Thankful” letter telling what you are thankful for or a ”Be Thankful” letter telling why it is important to be thankful.

• A Thanksgiving Story – write and illustrate a Thanksgiving story.

• How many words can you make from the letters in Thanksgiving?- make words from the letters in “Thanksgiving.” Write sentences for 6 of the words.

• What can you write about the Mayflower? – research and write about the Mayflower. Illustrate the writing.

• Thanksgiving Colors – complete the sentences about the colors associated with the Thanksgiving holiday.

• Writing About Native Americans – draw and write about native Americans.

• Pilgrim Life – write about what life was like for the Pilgrims. Illustrate your writing.

• Thanksgiving Parade – write about a Thanksgiving parade.

• Compare and Contrast Pilgrims and Native Americans – complete the Venn diagram by drawing and writing what is the same and different about Pilgrims and native Americans.

• Disguise a Turkey – draw to complete a disguised turkey. Describe your turkey.

• Thanksgiving Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives – write a list of nouns, verbs, and adjectives that describe Thanksgiving.

• A Thanksgiving {acrostic} Poem - write phrases that describe Thanksgiving and beginwith each of the letters in “THANKFUL.”

• Read a Thanksgiving book. – write and illustrate a summary of a Thanksgiving book. Evaluate the book.

• Retell a Thanksgiving story. – draw and write what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of a Thanksgiving story.

• A Thanksgiving Story – complete the graphic organizer to answer questions about the structure of a Thanksgiving story.

• A Turkey Story – write about the main idea and details of a turkey story.

• Family Thanksgiving Traditions – write about your family’s Thanksgiving traditions.

• Interesting Thanksgiving Facts – write six interesting facts about Thanksgiving.

• Build a Cornucopia – color, cut, and glue pictures to build a cornucopia. Write about the cornucopia as a symbol of Thanksgiving.

• A Thanksgiving Book – complete a “A Thanksgiving Book” with the following pages: About Thanksgiving, Vocabulary, Symbols, and Feast.

• How to Make a Pumpkin Pie Booklet – follow directions to make a fold out booklet. Write six step-by-step directions for making a pumpkin pie.

• Thanksgiving Things – write and illustrate lists of Thanksgiving food and Thanksgiving decorations.

• I Am a Pilgrim Booklet – draw and write about life as a Pilgrim: I wear . . . , I eat . . . , I learn . . . , I play . . . , I live . . . , and I Am a Pilgrim!

• Family, Turkey, and Football! – draw and write about family activities on Thanksgiving Day.

• Read to learn about turkeys. – read a book about turkeys and complete the graphic organizer with information you learn.

• A Turkey Story – write a make-believe story about a turkey.

• Turkey Facts – research and write six facts about turkeys.

• Pilgrims – draw and write about Pilgrims. A word bank is included.

• Pilgrim Facts – research and write six facts about Pilgrims.

• Compare and Contrast Pilgrim Life and Life Now – write what is the same and different about Pilgrim life and life now.

• The Feast booklet – cut the pictures out of favorite Thanksgiving feast foods. Describe the favorite foods and tell why they’re your favorites.

• Thanksgiving Writing Paper – Thanksgiving themed writing paper for open-ended Thanksgiving writing activities.

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Includes graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. www.djinkers.com. License #: 12169230375.

For more Thanksgiving activities see:

Thanksgiving Math Centers First Grade

Talking Turkey and Thanksgiving Literacy and Math Activities and Centers

Thanksgiving Literacy Centers

Thanksgiving Writing for Kindergarten

Thanksgiving Writing for First Grade

Thanksgiving Color by Code Addition and Subtraction

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