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Thanksgiving Activities to Teach the First Thanksgiving and Turkey Craft

These activities are perfect to help teach your little ones about the first Thanksgiving and to do a fun turkey writing activity! This unit is both lighthearted and full of truth about the REAL thanksgiving experience. Use the turkey craft to have students assess their writing conventions. There are whole group and independent activities included.

$7.50

The First Thanksgiving Unit

This Thanksgiving unit is perfect to help teach your little ones about the first Thanksgiving! It is filled with accurate information but is also light-hearted and appropriate for K-1 learners. It has whole group and independent activities for your learners.

Turkey Writing Craft and Craftivity | A Writing Conventions Assessment

Have your students self-assess their turkey writing as they create this meaningful turkey craft! For each writing convention, the students earn a turkey feather. It is such a powerful assessment tool! My students loved it every year!

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These activities are perfect to help teach your little ones about the first Thanksgiving and to do a fun turkey writing activity! This unit is both lighthearted and full of truth about the REAL thanksgiving experience. Use the turkey craft to have students assess their writing conventions. There are whole group and independent activities included.

 

Included in The First Thanksgiving unit you will find:

  • Thanksgiving Vocabulary Cards
  • The First Thanksgiving KWL Chart
  • The First Thanksgiving Teaching Posters
  • The First Thanksgiving Web Graphic Organizer
  • Pilgrims KWL Chart
  • Pilgrims Can, Have, Are Graphic Organizer
  • Pilgrim Facts Writing Page
  • Native Americans KWL Chart
  • Native Americans Can, Have, Are Graphic Organizer
  • Native Americans Facts Writing Page
  • Me and the First Thanksgiving Pocket Chart Sort
  • Me and the First thanksgiving Venn Diagram Flip Book
  • Thanksgiving Then and Now T-Chart
  • Me at the First Thanksgiving Activity Page
  • Now and Then Pocket Chart Sort
  • Life Now and Life Then T-Chart
  • True and False Pocket Book Sort
  • We See Thanksgiving Emergent Reader
  • Thanksgiving Feast Ideas

 

Included in the Turkey Writing Craftivity:

The writing conventions that are assessed in this resource are:

  • writing with a beginning
  • writing with a middle
  • writing with an end
  • using periods
  • using capital letters
  • using the word wall
  • using spaces between words

 

Also included are:

  • Teacher Directions
  • Turkey Example
  • Turkey Templates
  • 4 Turkey Writing Templates
  • Writing Rubric
  • Create Your Own Writing Rubric
  • Student Checklists
  • Create Your Own Student Checklist
  • Parent Letters

 

Please let me know if you have any questions! I am happy to help and answer them before you make your purchase!

 

Happy Teaching!

Amanda Richardson

Mrs. Richardson’s Class

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