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Thanksgiving: A Research and Writing Project PLUS Centers!

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Learning about Thanksgiving, turkeys, and being thankful can be fun with these engaging, language-building activities!  This research project includes low-prep graphic organizers, math and literacy centers, and writing activities to discuss and learn about turkeys, needs and wants Thanksgiving, and being thankful.

 Lead your students to discuss needs and wants, thankfulness, favorite foods,  and more while meeting social studies standards with this science of reading-aligned resource.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Graphic organizers
  • Recording sheets
  • Writing and drawing activities
  • Read aloud book suggestions
  • Center activities
  • Snack ideas
  • Art ideas

Your students will love learning about Thanksgiving.   They'll meet social studies and ELA standards while developing vocabulary and language skills, and working on higher-order thinking skills.

Prep is quick and easy... Just print the labels and assemble the graphic organizers and recording pages!

Included activities:

  1. Schema maps
  2. KWL charts
  3. Turkeys graphic organizers
  4. Native American graphic organizers
  5. Favorite Thanksgiving Food graphing
  6. Disguise a turkey
  7. Thanksgiving Five senses
  8. I am thankful writing
  9. Labeling
  10. Compare and contrast
  11. True/False sorts
  12. Vocabulary
  13. Math and literacy centers
**We have left the pilgrims portion of the research project within the download should you choose to use it. However, I personally do not use the pilgrim portion of this research project. Our focus is on turkey, needs/wants, and being thankful.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katherine F. says:  “Like all your products this is so easy and versatile to use! The kids are highly engaged and learn a lot from it. Thank you!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  Katie B. says:  “This is an amazing resource to use for around Thanksgiving. It was so engaging and has great information!”

 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Chelsea J. says:  “This was a great addition to my November teaching! I was able to pick and choose activities that I wanted to use! My students found this very engaging!”

 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Jamie B. says:  “My students loved using these resources.  They found it highly engaging and loved learning about turkeys every day.  I loved how it worked on research skills as well as writing skills.”


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