Turkeys: All About Turkeys Reading and Word Search Activity

Turkeys: All About Turkeys Reading and Word Search Activity
Turkeys: All About Turkeys Reading and Word Search Activity
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Turkeys: Are you looking for a fun themed Thanksgiving reading activity? How about using this Turkey themed fact find. Your students will enjoy this fun 'fact find' word search! If your students are like mine, they love these puzzles.

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I have marked this for grades 4-5, as some of the words in the sentences might be challenging for third graders.

This themed turkey activity is perfect for fall, especially for November as you near Thanksgiving.

This is not just any 'ole puzzle. It doesn't just include words. It includes facts about turkeys (some about wild turkeys and some about domesticated turkeys) that your students will enjoy reading. I call it a 'fact find'. Within each fact, a word (or words) is underlined. Those are the words the students will find in the puzzle. For example, one sentence says, "Wild turkeys usually weigh less than domesticated turkeys." The word 'wild' is underlined and that is the word they will find.

In this turkey themed word search puzzle, words are found forward, backward, up, down, and diagonal. I would consider it on the challenging side since students are looking for words in all directions and they will practice reading skills.

I use word searches to introduce vocabulary, or even just give it as morning work. They are perfect for a themed activity They are also great to use in writing. Perfect for a sub, too.

There are many options for using this word search 'fact find'.
One option is to have students partner up and practice fluency. They can take turns reading the sentences. This can be used for a writing activity. Have them take the facts from the puzzle and turn them into a paragraph, changing out some of the words to make it their own. Use it as a reading homework assignment,too. Parents can work with their child to find the words. Feel free to be creative and use it in your classroom however you would like.

The turkey themed words included in the word search are:

turkeys
gobble
domesticated
wild
North America
predators
feathers
puffing
male
hens
tom
gobbler
hens
poults
features
caruncles
snood
wattle
characteristics
red
clutch
incubates
Thanksgiving
pardons

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FACT FINDS you will like:
BUNDLED PACK
Bats
Pumpkins
Candy Corn
Spiders
Pilgrims
Maps and Globes
Veterans Day
Landforms
Turkeys
Main Idea
Reindeer
Literary Elements
November
December and Christmas
Non-Fiction Text Structure
Candy Canes and Christmas Cards
New Year's and January
Winter and Snow
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Penguins
100th Day of School
Groundhogs
Valentine's Day
February
Nonfiction Text Features
Black History Month
Colonial Leaders
Jamestown
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Presidents
Christopher Columbus
St. Patrick's Day
Pie in America (incorporate into Pi Day)
Earth Day
Money
Plants
Poetry
Mother's Day
Cinco de Mayo
Memorial Day
Back to School
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For more creative lesson ideas, click on 'elementary lesson plans' by my picture above.
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Turkeys: All About Turkeys Reading and Word Search Activity
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