Research shows that students learn best when we use engaging topics across the curriculum. Teaching thematically is the perfect way to build student's comprehension skills and writing. This unit is full of digital and printable activities for students to complete after reading fiction and non-fiction books about turkeys.
This unit has been updated to include Google Slides and Powerpoint versions.
Digital/Printable Comprehension Resources (to be used before, during and after reading an informational text about turkeys)
-My Turkey Schema
-My Turkey Questions
-My New Learning
-Read and Respond
-Turkey Main Idea (3 versions)
Printable Class Charts for Learning and Discussions
-All About Turkeys
-Know/Wonder/Learned about Turkeys
-Domestic and Wild Turkey Comparing (fact cards included)
Digital/Printable All About Turkeys Informational Text
Each page includes one sentence about turkeys. The information is meant to teach and is more challenging reading/comprehension than basic turkey facts. It is a great supplement to other texts as students learn about turkeys and make their own connections. Each page has a place for them to illustrate or add a digital image.
The printable version includes full-page posters for your unit. The Google Slides version includes a spot for students to use each vocabulary word in a sentence.
-Diagram (the digital version includes a word bank for students to create their own diagram
-Life Cycle (the digital version includes 4 photos that students use to build a life cycle)
Printable Flipbooks (these are NOT available in the digital version)
-Turkey Vocab (2 versions)
-Turkey Fact 1/Fact 2/Fact 3
Digital and Printable Activities
-Turkey Life Cycle
-Diagram of a Turkey
-Wild Turkeys Can/Have/Are
-Wild Turkeys Writing Page (4 printable versions)
-Turkeys Writing Page (4 printable versions)
Digital and Printable Student Book
Students will draw, write, or add digital images to create their own informational text about turkeys.
-All About the Author
Students will create their own turkey using this simple template and share their learning on the feathers.