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Thanksgiving Writing Prompt


Some Thanksgiving Words

  • thanksgiving

  • gratitude

  • family

  • tradition

  • November

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

  • Pilgrims

  • Native Americans

  • feast

  • turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pumpkin pie

  • Christmas shopping (Black Friday)

  • Decorating for Christmas

  • football

Gather Thanksgiving words with your students to prime and access prior knowledge.


Writing Prompt

  • Thanksgiving is a holiday that reminds us to be thankful. Write about what you are thankful for.

Determine the MOST important words with your students.


Topic Sentence: The Thanksgiving holiday reminds me to be thankful.

First,

Next,

Finally,

Loved ones

Shelter and Food

Health

Family

Thanksgiving feast

doctors

Friends

Decorating for Christmas the day after

treadmill to exercise OFF Thanksgiving feast

Closing Sentence: Even though Thanksgiving only happens once a year, I am thankful every single day. I have a lot to be thankful for.


Name:

Date:

Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday reminds me to be thankful. I am thankful for my loved ones, shelter, food and health.

First, I am thankful for my loved ones. My family and friends …

Use the graphic organizer on the previous slide and MODEL writing aloud for students.


~Did you notice that the graphic organizer and beginning paragraph are rather boring? Let’s SPICE up this prompt.


Name:

Date:

Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday reminds me to be thankful. I am thankful for my loved ones, shelter, food and health.

First, I am thankful for my loved ones. My family and friends …

BORING!

Use the graphic organizer on the previous slide and MODEL writing aloud for students.


Name:

Date:

Thanksgiving

When is the last time you stopped to think about all the good important things in your life? The Thanksgiving holiday reminds me to stop reflect and be thankful. I am truly thankful for my loved ones, shelter a cozy home, enough food to eat, my health and the health of my family.

First, I am thankful for my loved ones. My family and friends give me encouragement and comfort whenever I’m feeling blue. . .


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