Need a quick and meaningful Thanksgiving packet for your little turkeys? This activity packet integrates social studies and reading for a fun and informative holiday reading.
This nonfiction Thanksgiving packet contains a printable book with before, during, and after reading activities.
Grade level: First and second grades
*K-W-L pumpkin graphic organizer
*(12) Vocabulary cards with words and pictures
*Printable nonfiction book about the history of Thanksgiving. (14) pages including the cover.
*Alphabetical order recording sheet
*Mayflower graphic organizer to write and draw new words
*Main idea and details graphic organizer
*Author’s purpose and identifying fiction or nonfiction
*Blank stationery for writing and drawing
Printable book and activities are done in black and white to save you ink! Vocabulary cards are done in color.
Makes a great stand-alone or supplemental resource packet!
Common Core State Standards Alignment:
Reading Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
1.2- Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text
2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text
Craft and Structure
1.4- Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text
2.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area
2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
1.7- Use illustrations and details in a text to describe its key details
2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text
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