Turkey Craft for Turkey Writing and Thanksgiving Craft

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Amanda Richardson
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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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  1. Art in the classroom is a wonderful activity for students, especially when it's meaningful! We used these writing crafts as a visual assessment for our writing. For each element of the craft, the students had to include a writing convention in their writing piece. Read about it HERE on my blog!This
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Have your students self-assess their turkey writing as they create this meaningful turkey craft and Thanksgiving craft! For each writing convention, the students earn a turkey feather in their turkey craft. This turkey writing activity is such a powerful assessment tool! My students loved it every year!

The writing conventions that are assessed in this resource are:

  • writing with a beginning
  • writing with a middle
  • writing with an end
  • using periods
  • using capital letters
  • using the word wall
  • using spaces between words

Also included are:

  • Teacher Directions
  • Turkey Craft Example
  • Turkey Templates
  • 4 Turkey Writing Paper Templates about Turkeys and Thanksgiving
  • Turkey Writing Rubric
  • Create Your Own Turkey Writing Rubric
  • Student Checklists
  • Create Your Own Student Checklist
  • Parent Letters

If you love this, be sure to check out my other Writing Assessment Crafts!

Are you looking for other turkey activities? You will love:

I would love to answer any questions if you have them! Let me know!

Happy Writing!

Amanda Richardson

Mrs. Richardson's Class

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