Today, I’m sharing TWENTY of my favorite Thanksgiving-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your curriculum whether you teach kindergarten, first grade, or second grade. Each book shown below matches with a set of paired activities, so that your lesson plans are ready to roll and you can simply teach!  They’re Common Core standards-aligned, focused on comprehension, vocabulary and a variety of ELA skills, and include three differentiated assessments. BOOM DONE.

20 Thanksgiving Books and Activities

  1. Kristen Alexis says:

    Thank you so much this! I’ve been reading one of these books a day, until Thanksgiving and my students are loving them! I hope you do one for Winter 🙂

    • Abby says:

      Thanks so much for the feedback! Themes for December will (hopefully) include: gingerbread, Santa, Holidays Around the World, and a Miscellaneous set 🙂 It will hopefully be complete before Thanksgiving!

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