On my Earth Day lesson plans page you will find a variety of recycling lesson plan ideas and teaching resources. Which one is your favorite? Most stores used to be closed on Thanksgiving, with many opening early on Friday for the first of the holiday sales.
What is the best thing about Thanksgiving? See what you can come up with when trying to stick to a particular theme. Write a persuasive essay about the benefits of recycling.
How will you celebrate Thanksgiving in the future? What type of character would you create? The author integrates many countries and cultures into this beautiful picture book and Turkey writing prompts themes tie in well with Geography Awareness Week. Click in the above box to watch this The Band video on You Tube.
Talk about your experience in the past. If you hate this holiday, you can talk about that as well. Of the holidays during the fall and winter season, which is your favorite?
Grandma should be in too. If you could go back in time to that historic event, what would you bring to share with your new friends? What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving Day? The goal of this week is to promote geographic education in schools. What makes you think about Thanksgiving?
Do you think Thanksgiving is the start of the Christmas season? An example of this unique project is shown on the right. What are your Thanksgiving family traditions? Write a letter to a family member and share what you are thankful for.
As your students begin writing, watch gratitude abound. What does being thankful mean to you?
This Birthday Cake Book Report Project involves students in planning a birthday party for a character from a book. As an extra credit assignment, challenge your students to memorize and recite The Gettysburg Address after showing them this cute video of a 2 year old reciting this speech on You Tube.
Within the next month, I will start to recycle one new type of material. Write an acrostic poem for one of these words: In what ways do you think Thanksgiving will be different 50 years in the future? Include three different things that happen on your adventure, and conclude your story by telling how you and your cousin get back home.
From the dinner to the family awkwardness, this holiday goes spinning off the axels big time. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community. Put together a story in which your best friends come from all over the world to dine at your thanksgiving table.The My Thanksgiving Dinner paper plate craftivity, featured last week, would be a nice companion to this writing prompt as well.
Another form of writing that students are asked to learn, is giving directions for how to do something. As promised, I wanted to share what we’ve been doing in our classroom with the Thanksgiving Persuasive Writing pack that you can learn more about HERE!
Since persuasive writing is a big deal each year, I put this writing activity together to make it fun and inspire my kids to be creative.
Most of my kids chose the prompt about not eating. Thanksgiving Writing Prompts and Activities Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, November 7, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to celebrate all the things for which we are thankful!
Three free kids' Thanksgiving story starters to print, great for fun creative writing practice. Use these 20 Thanksgiving writing prompts all November long!
These prompts will get kids thinking about being thankful, the first Thanksgiving, and family traditions. Pretend that you are a turkey and write a letter to convince people to serve other food items instead of turkey for their Thanksgiving dinners this year.
These Thanksgiving turkey worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.Download