Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' is a delightful picture book to read near Thanksgiving. This picture book companion is filled with comprehension activities, vocabulary practice, and a writing craft that your students will enjoy.
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' Book Summary: Thanksgiving is always a special day at the Tappletons'. But this Thanksgiving nothing seems to go right. First, the turkey slides down the icy hill into the pond. Then the baker sells out of pies. It looks like it’s going to be a pretty bleak holiday…until Grandmother reminds everyone that there is more to Thanksgiving than a turkey and trimmings.
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 File Contents
Pg. 3 Book Summary
Pg. 4 Comprehension Introduction
Pg. 5 Reading Journal Cover
Pg. 6-9 Comprehension Question Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 10-11 Comprehension Questions, written response
Pg. 12-13 Comprehension Questions Answer Keys
Pg. 14-16 Sequencing the Story, answer key included
Pg. 17-18 Spin a Story (color, B/W)
Pg. 19-21 Graphic Organizers for Summary & Story Retell
Pg. 22 Vocabulary Introduction
Pg. 23-26 Vocabulary Cards and Definitions
Pg. 27 Vocabulary Match-Up
Pg. 28 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks
Pg. 29-30 Vocabulary Answer Keys
Pg. 31-34 Dinner Time Craft Directions, Examples, and Writing Prompts
Pg. 35-39 Dinner Time Craft Templates
Pg. 40-42 Writing Templates
Pg. 43 Credits
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Please Note: the book is not included with this resource.
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