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• Sort the Thanksgiving-themed nouns into people, places, and foods.
• A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Pizza for Thanksgiving" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
• What is a cornucopia? Learn about the history of the "horn of plenty" with this fact-filled reading comprehension. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
• "Myron analyzed the caloric content of his Thanksgiving dinner for his science class. His serving of stuffing had 619 calories. His serving of pumpkin pie had 780 calories. His serving of turkey had 282 calories. How many calories were there in his stuffing and turkey combined?"
• "For his science class at school, Charles wants to calculate how much his relatives eat on Thanksgiving. He weighs the food before it is served and then he weighs the leftovers. The food weighed 960 ounces. The leftovers weighed 89 ounces. How many ounces of food did his family eat?"
• "Bud is helping his mother bake an apple pie for Thanksgiving dinner. He peels the apples. It takes him two minutes to peel an apple. How long does it take him to peel seven apples?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.
• "Mr. Vogel is a farmer. He raised twenty turkeys this year. He sold eighteen and kept two as pets. He charged sixteen dollars per turkey. What was the total selling price?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.
• "Greg and his friends are making Thanksgiving decorations. Each child makes five. How many do four children make? How many do five make? How many do six make?" Five Thanksgiving-themed skip counting (by fives) word problems.
• Count the pictures. Write the number of pictures. Common Core: Math (Count to tell the number of objects) K.CC5
• Put an X on the picture that doesn't belong in the group.
• Interactive notebook story about Thanksgiving. (with audio).

• Interactive Notebook reading comprehension activity with a Thanksgiving theme.
• Interactive Notebook reading comprehension activity with a Thanksgiving theme.
• Interactive Flipchart reading comprehension activity with a Thanksgiving theme.
• Arrange the pieces to complete the image of a turkey. Easy. Interactive .notebook file for Smart Board or Notebook viewer.

• Students write what they are thankful for inside the turkey feathers.

• Landscape page with a colorful border and primary lines to write "I am thankful" sentences.

• A colorful folder game for 2-4 players. Add the numbers on each end of a domino and feed it to the turkey that 'gobbles' the number. Includes directions for game play and assembly, printable folder game boards, score sheet, and domino cards (or use real dominoes). Laminate for a fun, reusable classroom game.

• Use this chart to compare food, clothing, and shelter types for various tribes (divided by region).
• This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. An interesting factual comprehension and great testing practice!
• Students create a menu and then assign some of the most common Thanksgiving foods to the appropriate food groups.
• This color-by-number page uses six colors to color in a turkey.
• Read the menu featuring these Thanksgiving favorites, and determine how much various meals will cost. One page; simple addition.
• When was the first Thanksgiving really? Think it was in 1621? Learn the truth about thanksgivings and harvest festivals with this thoughtful and thorough reading comprehension.
• "There are fourteen boys in Mark’s chess club. For Thanksgiving they participate in a food drive. They visit 70 houses and collect a total of 210 cans of food. How many cans of food did they collect per house, on average?" Five Thanksgiving-themed division problems.
• Four pages of Thanksgiving pictures with math facts to solve and color by number. One page each of addition facts, subtraction facts, double facts, and double plus one facts. All numbers are under 26.

• Three great holiday themed activities-- decorate the bulletin board with cornucopias, play a memory game with cards, and more!
• This reading comprehension activity teaches students to follow and understand a recipe. Includes vocabulary words, multiple choice and short answer questions. This would be a great hands-on activity to do with the family over Thanksgiving!