This is a 50 page packet on the history of Thanksgiving! It includes activities targeted for ages Kindergarten through 5th grade, but may be modified to include additional grades as well. It includes:
-The History of Thanksgiving: Read the passage to your students to teach them about the history behind this holiday.
-Comprehension Questions: See what your students remember by asking them comprehension questions about the passage.
-Thanksgiving Symbols: Match up the common symbols in a matching game, or use them to learn new vocabulary!
-Thanksgiving Bingo: Practice Thanksgiving vocabulary or inferencing with this game!
-Compare & Contrast Venn Diagrams: Compare Thanksgiving with other holidays and more. A blank Venn Diagram is also included.
-6 Writing Pages: Work on writing with these writing prompts and illustrated blank writing page.
-Description Webs: Describe Thanksgiving Symbols
-Adaptable Speech Sound Worksheets: Carry over your history lesson into speech…perfect for take-home practice! Also good for write-the-room and sight words1
-Coloring Page: Color a picture of the First Thanksgiving for reinforcement, following directions, etc.
-Circle Reinforcer Pages: Have the students color or cover the dots when they say their words correctly or answer questions.
-Open-ended board game: Play as a reinforcer or just for fun!
This packet is part of my "Holiday History" series. Be sure to check out the other Holiday History packets available, as well as the Holiday History Growing Bundle!
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