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Thanksgiving Vocabulary Packet!

I've been trying to incorporate as much vocabulary as possible into my sessions lately. I mean, we do the Speech Warm Up and that is awesome, but I'm finding that a lot of my kiddos don't know the holiday-specific or season-specific language. That stuff is important too!

I created this packet initially with just the visual dictionary for Thanksgiving. It was simple - the word was printed at the top and the students had to draw a cue to help them remember the vocab after watching this video I found on YouTube. This activity also happened to be transformed into an "act out your word" session when I couldn't get my kiddos to sit still on Friday! Improvise, improvise, improvise! They loved it!
ANYWHO, I realized that a lot of my kids have no idea why we have turkey day, or how the Pilgrims got to America -- or, who the pilgrims are. SO, I created a sequencing cut and paste for them (seriously, how much better are activities when they can use glue?? What is the obsession!? lol) and then a printable board game to reinforce the vocab.

I also provided some sequencing take home sheets to cue in the parents on our topic! Not to mention a great compare/contrast venn diagram for past and present t-day! Gotta tie in those previously learned skills, right!?

Download this fun packet HERE on TpT - hope your kids gobble up this knowledge!

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