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Rooted in Reading Digital and Printable: Turkey Trouble Thanksgiving Activities



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Rooted in Reading: Special Editions BUNDLE

Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano is a wonderful story for the Thanksgiving season.  It is a fun story about a clever turkey that disguises himself for Thanksgiving.  We also pair with this a nonfiction reader for animals that camouflage. This unit encompasses everything you need for a week of Reading instruction (Comprehension, Nonfiction Connection, and Vocabulary). Check out the preview to see the different activities we have included.

The best part?!  This teaching resource is DIGITAL and PRINTABLE!  That means it can be used in a traditional classroom or for distance learning.  All of the activities are provided in a printable PDF or digitally in Seesaw, Google Slides, and PowerPoint.  We even include teaching lesson videos within the unit for your students!

Here’s what is included:
PLEASE NOTE:  *Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano needs to be purchased for this unit OR you can find the video read aloud on StorylineOnline.net

*Skills: Describing Characters, How Characters Respond to Challenges, Characters’ Perspectives
– 5 Days of Lesson Plans for Reading and Vocabulary
– Teaching Videos:  Describing Characters, Perspective, and Vocabulary
– Picture Examples of all Activities
– Reading Comprehension Question Stems
– Digital Posters for:  Describing Characters, How Characters Respond to Challenges, Perspectives
– Describing Characters Flap Up
– Describing Characters Anchor Chart (digital and printable)
– Describing Characters Digital Activity
– How Do Characters Respond Digital Drag and Drop
– How Do Characters Respond Cut/Paste
– Character Anchor Chart (digital and printable)
– Perspective Digital and Printable Reading Response
– Fiction Passage
– Nonfiction Passage
– Comprehension Check for the story
– Owl Butterfly Directed Drawing and Writing Pages
– Nonfiction Reader: Concealed Creatures (Animals that Camouflage)
– Anchor Chart for recording information about animals (digital and printable)
– Reading Response Craft: Describe the Turkey
– Vocabulary Picture Cards
– Vocabulary Turkey Activity
– Vocabulary Prompts
– Vocabulary Match It!
– Vocabulary Words in Sentences
– Vocabulary Assessment:  Match word to picture
– Turkey Research with Links
– Digital and Printable Turkey Research Activities (Label a Turkey, Life Cycle of Turkey, Turkey True and False, Comparing Farm and Wild Turkeys)

Please Note:  This Digital and Printable Rooted in Reading resource does not include grammar or the daily deep dive like our typical units.  For this digital resource we focused on Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Nonfiction Connection as well as Turkey Research

Power Point Users: There are 17 files that you can simply open up and use… or add them to your Google Account/Platform of choice
SEESAW Users: These activities are preloaded. With just a click (that is provided) you can save and assign the activities
GOOGLE Users: You can download the files directed to your Google account with just the click of a button! Or you can manually add the PowerPoints if you prefer that!


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