Category Archives : Thanksgiving


November Turkey Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s November and time for our Thanksgiving version of Teacher Talk. Getting ready for Turkey Day, we have some great ideas for you. So hurry on over to see what these creative educators are doing this month.

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Thanksgiving Recipe Swap 

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

Don’t you just love the aroma of turkey roasting in the oven? Sometimes I think that it smells better than it tastes. My mouth waters just thinking about it. Since Thanksgiving is the time for savory, mouth watering delights, how about having your class participate in a favorite recipe swap. This will get them ready for the holiday and have some fun while doing it.

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The Post Election Classroom

By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning

A strategy to use for healing post election anxiety that your students may be experiencing.

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Make Math FUN this Thanksgiving!

By Sara Snyder of Snyder’s Classroom

Engage your students with these Thanksgiving Math riddles worksheets! I began creating math riddles to make math more fun in my own classroom. I love hearing my students giggle as they solve the riddle at the end of the worksheet. Students solve problems, each problem has a letter assigned to it and the letters help to solve the riddle. It is a great way to combine fun and learning! Make math FUN!

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Getting Started with Google Classroom

By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR’s Classroom

Here is a primer for getting started with Google Classroom!

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Thanksgiving STEM Challenge: Turkey Transporter

By Kerry Tracy of Kerry Tracy

Highly engaging STEM challenge to keep your kids focused before the holiday. Includes modifications for grades 2 – 8.

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Teach your student how to have a productive discussion

By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing

Teach your student how to have a productive discussion.

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Understanding and Supporting Pencil Grasp Development: 3 – 6 years.

By Thia Triggs of Print Path

As a school based Occupational Therapist the most frequent issue teachers ask me about is pencil grasp. Today I will explore: What grasps look like in the major three categories. Why some grasps are more advantageous than others. What ages typically-developing children are using these three types of grasp.

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Passion and Purpose: Bravery in a Broken World

By Tracy Willis of Wild Child Designs

With this week’s news being the icing on the cake, it’s imperative that we remember our passion and purpose in the classroom. This is the story of how one educator does just that, along with some resources, paid and free for doing so.

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Turkey Color By Numbers – Numerical Expressions (5.OA.1) FREEBIE”

by Quinnessential Lessons

4th – 6th Grade

 

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This printable Holiday Turkey is perfect for the last few days before Thanksgiving. The color by numbers activity is aligned with the Common Core Standards (5.OA.1).

Students solve each of the numerical expressions using order of operations. Then using the color code on the page, students color each sections of the turkey.

I have added a page for students to show their work and an answer key

Graphics by http://www.mycutegraphics.com/

Any questions? Do not hesitate to ask.

Kim

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Daily 5 Check In Smartboard Freebie – Turkey Theme”

by Smart Kinder Kids

Pre-Kindergarten – 4th Grade

 

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This colorful Fall inspired Daily 5 Check In SmartBoard is sure to get your kids excited about Daily 5 learning and learning to make choices!

There are five slides to use for check in. You can use just one or use the different colored ones for different days or rotations.

Teachers can track their students’ whereabouts in the room and ensure that all stations are being used and that students don’t go
Files can be saved by day, for the week or over the course of the year by using the “Save As” button and saving them by their date. You can also clone the page and add to different color backgrounds for different days of the week or different rotations.

Instructions are given in this file on how to input student names into the boxes. Once you have done this one time, you will have the names to copy and paste throughout the year for all sorts of Smartboards including attendance, lunch count, class graphs, etc. There is also a link to my blog to learn how to do screen shots if you want to learn how to ensure names don’t accidentally come ungrouped.

I do custom orders so if you have a special theme or would like me to enter the names for you please email me at smartkinderkids@yahoo.com

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Please also note – this is a Notebook file for use with Smartboards. I believe there are ways to convert these files to other formats however I do not know how to do this and therefore you would need to ask your campus technician if you are using a different type of board to see if it is compatible.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “FREE Thankful Writing Craftivity”

by Laura Candler

3rd – 7th Grade

 

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Thankful Writing is a lesson plan and a set of printables for teaching students to write a simple expository paper about the things they are thankful for. You’ll find directions for introducing this easy expository format, leading a brainstorming session, and working with students as they complete Thanksgiving essays. The best part is that they can glue their essays into a folder, decorate them, and share them with their families on Thanksgiving Day!

This lesson is newly revised, but it’s still the same basic lesson. If you’ve used it before and like the updates, please leave feedback. Thanks!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Thanksgiving FREEBIES”

by Mary Bown

1st – 5th Grade

 

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Have a wonderful holiday season!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Thankful Pumpkin Craft Instructional Guide {FREEBIE}”

by Innovative Teacher

Pre-Kindergarten – 6th Grade

 

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The Thankful Pumpkin is a great class activity that encourages your students to think about what they are thankful for. Included is an instructional guide on how to make this craft.

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FREE MATH LESSON – “FREE Downloads”

by Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas

1st – 2nd Grade

 

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FREE DOWNLOADS: FREE Thanksgiving Fun! Thanksgiving Addition Facts – Color Your Answers Printable!

FREE Thanksgiving No Prep Printable that can be used for your math center, small group, RTI pull out, seat work or homework. One copy for the students and one copy with the answers for some fun for Thanksgiving!

Click here to see my Thanksgiving Fun! Addition – Color Your Answers Printables.

Terrific Freebie if you are studying:
Little Critter: Just a Special Thanksgiving
10 Fat Turkeys
The Night Before Thanksgiving
Five Silly Turkeys
‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

CLICK HERE for more Color Your Answers resources.

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Thanksgiving Menu!”

by 1st Grade Salt Life

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

 

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Students can fill and and draw what they would make for Thanksgiving!

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FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON – “First Thanksgiving Lesson and Pop Up Book”

by Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching

2nd – 4th Grade

 

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Have fun teaching your students about the first Thanksgiving between the Wampanoag Native Americans and the Pilgrims. Then allow your students to think about what they are grateful for this year. Finally, have your students create their own pop up books.

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Thanksgiving Centers Free Pie Centers Math Literacy Kindergarten Preschool SPED”

by Lodrew

Pre-Kindergarten – Kindergarten

 

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Serve up some fun with these free pie dice games. For kindergarten, preschool, SPED, or any early childhood setting.

Pie Dice Games

1] Pie Plates Roll & Cover (Roll 1 die and serve up pie slices until your mat is full.) – comes with:
a] Table Mats with 6 Plates (4 colors with dice) (laminate and give one to each player)
b] 6 Numbered Pie Covers (laminate and give six to each player)

2] Pie Roll & Color Worksheet – Roll 1 die and color each corresponding pie slice.

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October Teacher Talk 3

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s BOO-tober and time for October Teacher Talk. Getting ready for Halloween and other Autumn holidays, you don’t want to miss this issue of Teacher Talk. So hurry on over to see what these creative educators have to say for this month.

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Journals: From a Kid’s Point of View

By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning

Part one of a blog series about journaling, as told by fourth graders!

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BOO-Tober Time for Sensory Poetry

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s BOOtober and the perfect time to get those creative juices flowing in your 5-8 grade students. Fall is the perfect season for this. Can’t you just hear the rustling of leaves under your feet, or the howling wind as the days begin to grow colder. How about biting into that first crisp red apple of the season. I just love Macouns, my tongue waters as I think about the tart sweetness of my favorite fruit.

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BOO! MEOW! EEK! WHHOO! HA-HA-HA!

By Gini Musmanno of Reading Spotlight

The natural rhythm of songs and poetry enhances fluency, especially for beginning and struggling readings. Add fun with sound effects and then add even more fun by recording the results!

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Multiply the Fun

By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools

Combine task cards with QR code and students BEG to practice multiplication!

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Make Math FUN this Halloween!

By Sara Snyder of Snyder Classroom


Make Math FUN this Halloween with these engaging Math Riddles! Each problem corresponds to a letter that helps to solve the riddle at the bottom of the page. My students love these!

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3 Ways for AAC Users to Get their Game Face On

By Susan Berkowitz of Susan Berkowitz

If you’re looking for some fun and spooky Halloween activities for speech-language therapy, here are some ideas for you, and a free resource, too.

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Halloween STEM Challenge: Ghosts in the Graveyard

By Kerry Tracy of Kerry Tracy

Keep your kids engaged this Halloween with spooky STEM challenges!

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Pumpkin Themed Activities and Resources

By Alison Monk of the Literacy Garden

It’s that time of year again! Pumpkin mania!! Yes, I am also quite a fan of everything PUMPKIN. I love the soothing taste of a Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea or the delightful aroma of pumpkin scented soaps and air fragrances. And don’t forget the pumpkin roll with the cream cheese filling!!! So, now that you are drooling with me, how about some pumpkin ideas for your home and classroom?

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Math Routines to Boost Student Achievement

By Shametria Routt of The Routty Math Teacher

Check out four classroom routines that will allow you to use your time both effectively and efficiently, increase critical thinking skills, and boost student achievement at the same time. This series highlights four of my favorite routines: starters, number talks, math talks, and daily problem solving. These routines are tried and true and through this series I share how I made them work for me and my students in my own classroom. 

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Positive Behavioral Supports for PreK Classrooms

By Thia Triggs of Print Path

As I began working on a new Visual Schedule project for PreK, I did a little digging into research-based practices to support positive behaviors in preschool classrooms. What did I find? 

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Setting Up Captivating Stations

By Mary Moore of Moore Resources

As I was considering how to do these and captivate interest, I decided to utilize my new ‘math stations idea’ and create ” Colorful Captivating Station Bags”. To create these great engaging station bags….read more at MMooreEducationalResources.com/blog

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Thankful for Suffixes”

by Curriculum Craze

2nd – 3rd Grade

 

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Thankful for Suffixes is an “I Have, Who Has” game for the whole class. This game contains words with the suffixes -er, -less, -ful, and -ly.

Copyright © 2012 Amy Grout
All rights reserved by author.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display.

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Mystery Freebie!!!! Every-TURKEY will love this!”

by Jennifer Drake

Kindergarten – 1st Grade

 

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It’s a mystery…you won’t know what your freebie is until download!

Your students are sure to love this ‘mystery’ that is Thanksgiving themed!

If you are looking for a quick, no-prep, fun way to integrate learning and fun, this mystery freebie is just for you!

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Enjoy your mystery Thanksgiving freebie!

 

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Not Your Normal November Unit — Upper Elementary

November No Prep — Not Your Normal November Unit

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This No Prep Unit includes printables and passages that can easily stand-alone or serve as springboards for discussion and expansion. They are November and Thanksgiving themed and most are matched with video or interactive clips from Scholastic, History.com and Plimouth Plantation.

This No Prep Unit contains social studies activities, Common Core State Standards aligned English Language Arts and math lessons, art projects, school culture and hope projects, math task cards, a science experiment and an all new Wampanoag Cinderella story with an huge interactive notebook literary component to help deepen student understanding of literary elements and the Wampanoag culture.

92 page
20 Math Task Cards – November Themed

Table of Contents
November Outline and Clips to Watch Math the Printables and Lessons page 3
#1 Wampanoag Facts Printable page 5
#2 Wampanoag Facts Printable: Language page 6
#3 Wampanoag Folklore Printable page 18
My Own Wampanoag Tale page 19
# 4 My Notebook Wampanoag Words page 23
# 5 Before the First Thanksgiving page 25
# 6 The First Thanksgiving page 26
# 7 The Mayflower page 27
# 8 The Landing page 28
# 9 The Mayflower Compact page 29
# 10 Plymouth Colony – What Would You Do? page 30
# 11 My Compact page 31
# 12 The Pilgrims page 32
# 13 Harvest Festival page 33
# 14 Doubling it Up – A Little Turkey Day Math page 34
Achiq: The Wampanoag Cinderella – The Story page 35
Achiq: The Wampanoag Cinderella – Interactive Notebook Story Unit page 40
Thanksgiving Science: Cranberry Chemistry – Spy Ink page 76
Turkey Glyphs page 80
Fall Art Projects page 84
Leaf Pressing
Corn Husk Dolls
Make a Mayflower
# 15 Veteran’s Day page 85
I Am Hopeful – I Am Thankful Unit page 87
A unit that helps students find hope in their lives as well as
things to be thankful for.
Thanksgiving Math page 91
Hubbub page 92
Fifth Grade Thanksgiving/November Math Task Cards page 93

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November Teacher Talk

       By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern  

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Read what these innovative teachers are doing in their classrooms 

Rainbow City Learning

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This is the Single Most POWERFUL Teaching Tool

By Thia Triggs of Print Path

If you are a teacher or a therapist, you will want to make sure you are using this tool to your fullest!

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How Do I Provide Therapy for AAC Users? Try This

By Susan Berkowitz of susan-berkowitz

Think speech therapy is different from what you do with other students? Think again. This post tells you why.

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My Life’s Work

By Thia Triggs of Print Path

Next month I’m going to be presenting my work on the automaticity of handwriting to a group of 150 Wisconsin school-based occupational therapists. I have a little little sneak preview for you, and a free gift – for a limited time.

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Silver Boxes: Gifts of Encouragement

By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools

Who doesn’t like presents? Silver boxes can transform your classroom! Teach students to give gifts of encouragement.

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Happy Native American Heritage Month

By Michelle Webb of Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching

Tips for Celebrating Native American Heritage

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9 Ways to Use Task Cards

By Mary Moore of Moore Resources

 Task Cards are so Versatile Even in Middle and High School! They are great because students feel they have a choice in which task they do first and in middle school this is a great way to engage students. Another benefit of task cards is that students do not feel overwhelmed by worksheet after worksheet of problems to do. It breaks up the day, week, or month. Read below about 9 ways you may use task cards.

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Thanksgiving STEM Olympics

By Kerry Tracy of Kerry Tracy

Five engaging Thanksgiving STEM challenge ideas to follow in the footsteps of the Pilgrims!

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Connecting Literature with our Latino Learners

By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR’s Classroom

As a teacher in a Latino community (and a Latina), I am acutely aware that students need to see mirrors of themselves in literature. Here is a list of books I’ve read to my kids.

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Engaging Assessment Tools

By Shametria Routte of The Routty Math Teacher

Using a variety of ongoing assessment techniques is an important way to assess how students are progressing toward mastery of a concept or skill. Traditional methods include tests and quizzes; however, there are a host of other tools that will not only keep your students engaged but will also provide the feedback that you need to get a gauge on your students’ understanding. This post offers 5 engaging assessment tools that you can use to fill your assessment toolbox.

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New Blog Series: Extraordinary Math Hacks

By Tammy Roose of Tarheelstate Teacher

Sharpen your pencils, pull out your 10-sided dice and base-10 blocks, and get ready for some math lesson hacks that you can use right away! I’m going to show you some Extra-ordinary Math Hacks that take my math time from *yawn* to “da-Bomb!”

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TEACH KIDS TO BE THANKFUL THIS HOLIDAY WITH STONE SOUP

By Mary Carr of Carberry Creations

We know that social skills are important, and that many of our students could benefit from a bit of direct instruction in the matter, but alas, testing strategies prevail, and social skills fall to the back burner. Perhaps not today. I would like to share with you my favorite read aloud story for this time of year which will allow you to target the test taking strategies, and with only a little extra time from your day, you can integrate a bit of social skills curriculum in too (but shhh… don’t tell the politicians, or school administrators.)

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Connecting with Parents

By Dr Crystal Brown of Dr Crystal Brown

20th Century and 21st Century Communication Mash-Up: Learn two effective ways to communicate with students’ parents. 


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So Much to Be Thankful For

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

As a teacher, I feel it’s part of my responsibility to help my students think about the good things that they have going, and to be thankful for their blessings.

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So Much to Be Thankful For

 

 

So Much to Be Thankful For!I can remember my grandmother sitting in her big rocking chair that was placed in her favorite spot, next to a picture window where she kept all of her plants. I would sit on her lap and she would sing about the beautiful autumn leaves dancing to the ground in their colorful dresses. I can’t remember the tune or the words, but that wonderful memory has always been vivid in my mind. as if it were yesterday. I’m so thankful for this experience.

I can remember standing on the front porch waiting for my mom to take me shopping downtown. I loved to shop with her. We used to go to a store called Eli Moore, they had everything that a little girl could want. First stop was the shoe department, and I’d get my black patent leather shoes, next we’d go to the clothes department. I was so spoiled back then, as an only child, I was showered with beautiful things to wear and great toys. Shopping done, we’d go to this café for lunch and a yummy desert. My mom passed on when I was 15 so these moments mean so much for me and I’m thankful for the short time that I was able to spend with her.

I have so many things to be thankful for, a wonderful husband, my Siberian Husky, friends and family who love me. We’re healthy, other than some aches and pains. Our house is in the woods and it is our own little paradise. I can’t think of anything else that I need, other than a few million dollars, lol!

As a teacher, I feel it’s part of my responsibility to help my students think about the good things that they have going, and to be thankful for their blessings. To introduce them to this activity, I tell them the story about my grandmother, and or my mom.  Then I will pass out task cards with Thanksgiving images on them and ask the kids to write down what they’re thankful for and we put them into a decorated Thanksgiving box. They can write as many things as they wish, The Wednesday before Thanksgiving recess. I pass the box around the room and each child, as well as myself, chooses a card and we read what is on it, then try to guess whose card it is and give it to its owner.

I usually end up moved to tears  and so do some of the kids, as this activity is so meaningful to all of us..

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Draw Me for Thanksgiving–Hangman (Indoor Recess)”

by Teacher’s Open House

2nd – 3rd Grade

 

thanksgiving hangman

 

My kids LOVE to play this game…it helps them with spelling, letter imprint, and vocabulary and they have no idea that they are still learning! I use this in my word work center and also pull them out for rainy recess days! Hope you enjoy it!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “I Am Thankful poem template”

by Diamond Mom

1st -3rd Grade

 

thankfulpoem template

 

This is a framework for a Thanksgiving poem. I find it a standard at this time of the year.

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Give Thanks Math and Language Activities
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I Was So Scared
Seasonal Interlined Templates

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Thanksgiving Grocery Store Trip {CBI}”

by Mrs Ds Corner

1st – 3rd Grade

 

thanksgiving grocery trip

 

This activity was created to accompany my students on our Thanksgiving Curriculum Based Instruction (CBI) trip.

Here is how I used it:
– First, print the pages on card stock and laminate. Cut them out and Velcro the backs of the small aisle pieces. This makes it easy for students to graph the data in the grocery store, rather than writing it down.
– When you are in the grocery store, each student will get 1-4 pieces of the larger pictures of food to locate inside the grocery store. I laminate these and use a key ring to hold them together.
– As students are locating the items in the grocery store, have them take note of what aisle or where they found the items. I, also, have students write the prices of the items, or at least say the price and I will keep track of the record of prices.
– When the CBI is finished and we are back at school (same day or next day), we sequence the day. Then we take a look at where we found each item. We make a graph to see if we found any of the items in the same aisle or department of the store.
– We then look at the prices of each food. I have students make a hypothesis of what they think our Thanksgiving meal would cost to purchase. We use our estimating/rounding skills to get a general idea of how much money it would be. We, then, use calculators (I teach Life Skills) to add up the cost.

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Free Turkey Craft”

by Faith Siegrist

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

 

turkey craft

 

Fun!! Footprints for the body….write what they are thankful for on the feathers!!

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Turkey and Feathers Farm Figurative Language Activity {FREEBIE}”

by Realistic Teacher

1st -5th Grade

 

turkey feathers farm

 

The Turkey and Feathers Farm is busy sorting similes and metaphors. Help them decide which is which with this quick worksheet!

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Make a Letter Blend Thanksgiving Meal”

by Sara Ipatenco

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

 

thanksgiving letter blend

 

This activity, by Sara Ipatenco, is a fun way to help students practice letter blend sounds. The worksheet asks students to think of Thanksgiving foods that start with different letter blends. It includes 9 common blends with cute turkey graphics!

If you like this activity, check out my Draw-A-Feather Turkey Addition Packet, my Letter Blend Turkey Packet and my Thanksgiving Alphabetical Order Learning Center. THANKS for looking!!

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Thanksgiving I HAVE, WHO HAS with Rhyming Words”

by Denise Hill

2nd – 4th Grade

 

thanksgiving rhyming words

This FREEBIE set of I Have Who Has contains 25 cards with Thanksgiving themed background and words! Great for a meaningful & fun game to celebrate Thanksgiving!

Prints great in gray scale.

For longer lasting cards, print on card stock and laminate. Store in a ziplock back, or hole punch and store on a key ring.

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Gratitude Challenge {Freebie}”

by Jungle Learners

1st – 12th Grade

 

gratitude challenge

 

Challenge your students to think of 100 things they are thankful for! Included is an idea list to make it a little easier.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Catch a Turkey: Sight Words”

by A Neighborhood Kindergarten

Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

 

catch a turkey

 

Thanksgiving sight word practice can be fun with this game! I created this freebie to help my K5 students master sight word recognition. Students read the sight words and “catch” a turkey with the matching net! The freebie includes an original chant and suggestions for using the activity with your class! Great for whole group, small group, literacy centers, etc! I hope you enjoy it!
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Sight words included are:
we, to, see, a, the, I, like, and, come, me, with, my, on, are, is, that

 

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Turkey Smartboard Freebie – Skip Counting by 2 Sequencing Puzzle”

by Smart Kinder Kids

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

 

turkey smartboard

 

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoy this freebie from Smartkinderkids!

With this freebie, you get a brightly colorful and happy smartboard puzzle. Students can work whole group, small group, or individually to sequence the puzzle from 2-20 (skip counting by 2s).

This freebie can also be used as an Assessment Tool by teachers to determine if students can count by 2s.

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Sincerely,
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FREE MATH LESSON – “Free Downloads Thanksgiving Math Games! Multiplication and Division Facts!”

by Alferi

3rd – 5th Grade

 

thanksgiving math

 

This free product has 2 games, Turkey Multiplication and Turkey Division! Both review multiplication and division facts. Students will move around the turkey game board, choose cards, and review basic facts!
Fun and engaging!
Thanksgiving Theme!
Each game has 24 cards.
Directions included!
All clipart is from mycutegraphics.com
Thank you for downloading and I hope your students find much success with basic facts!
Happy Thanksgiving!
I also have these games for review of addition and subtraction facts.
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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Thanksgiving Literacy / Word Work Center – FREEBIE!”

by Mr and Mrs

1st – 3rd Grade

 

thanksgiving word center

 

FREEBIE ALERT!! Spruce up your literacy/word work centers with this adorable (and better yet, free) turkey themed word sort. It focuses on the ee and ea spelling patterns. Perhaps, one of the best parts is that it is common core aligned! I hope you love it, and please remember to leave feedback!!

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Common Core November Morning Seat Work Pack

How about 20 word work activities to use with any word list?
Word Work Pack

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Fabulously Phonics Long Vowels Pack

Tag Titles: word work, literacy center, thanksgiving, common core.

 

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Turkey Toes Fact Book Freebie!”

by Fantabulous Firsties

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

 

turkey toes

 

This “Turkey Toes” fact book freebie is an informational book about turkeys.

This goes along with the “My Turkey Fact Book” that is included in my “Turkey Toes” Thanksgiving unit on TPT. Be sure to check it out at the following link:

Turkey Toes! A Thanksgiving Unit

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