This poetry packet is perfect for reinforcing comprehension and for bringing fluency fun into your classroom during the Thanksgiving season!
Students can work in pairs to read the included partner poem, "Turkey Troubles!", focusing on different voices and character points of view. Students will love the back-and-forth structure of the poem and changing their voices to match the expression of the hunter and turkey characters.
There are three follow-up activities to support their comprehension: "Visualizing Perspectives" "Turkey Fact Circles," and "Comic Strip Retelling." Use the activities in a Literacy Center or as part of your ELA block. They're even great for sending home!
This packet includes a vocabulary sheet and evidence-based question sheets at two different levels to reinforce CCSS text-response skills. Students can practice using evidence from the text to support their thinking.
A highlighted “Readers Theater” script format is also included for easier tracking while reading!
This 11-page resource includes:
- 1 Seasonal Partner Poem
- 3 “Readers Theater” Poetry Script Pages
- 1 Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
- 1 Vocabulary Definition Sheet
- 1 "Visualizing Perspectives" Graphic Organizer
- 1 "Turkey Fact Circles" Graphic Organizer
- 1 "Comic Strip Retelling" Graphic Organizer
- 1 "Find the Evidence!" Question Page (Lower-Level)
- 1 "Find the Evidence!" Question Page (Upper-Level)
This product is part of my Partner Poem series. Check out additional packets HERE or click the resource links below:
- Cat and Mouse Chase!
- Rodeo Champion
- A Snaily Surprise
- The Big Catch!
- Seahorse Wishes
- The Owl Hunt
- The Circus is in Town
- Back to School!
- Pumpkins for Sale!
- Graveyard Squabbles
- Turkey Troubles!
- Where's Santa?!
- The Winter Escape
- Snowman Attack
- Groundhog Grumbles
- Love-struck Bunny
- Watch Out For Leprechauns!
- Wake Up, Grizzly Bear!
- Partner Poetry Anthology
- Fall & Winter Seasonal Bundle
- Spring & Summer Seasonal Bundle
- Everyday Partner Poetry Bundle
- MEGA Partner Poetry Bundle
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