Thanksgiving Library Lesson - Thanksgiving Traditions Around the World

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This Thanksgiving Library Lesson focuses on Thanksgiving traditions rather than its history. Students will learn about Thanksgiving traditions in the US and a few other countries that celebrate Thanksgiving. Includes trivia questions, would-you-rathers, fun facts, idioms, and more!

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Looking for secondary? Check out my Thanksgiving Digital Bulletin Board for Grades 7-12!

This Library Lesson is also available in my Elementary Library Lessons Bundle.

NOTE: This Thanksgiving Library Lesson is very USA-centric. I mention other countries in a few slides, but the majority of this presentation is about Thanksgiving traditions in the USA. The focus is on American traditions rather than Thanksgiving history.

FAST FACTS ABOUT THIS THANKSGIVING LIBRARY LESSON

  • Recommended for: Grades K-5
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

***Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a Thanksgiving read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.

THIS THANKSGIVING LIBRARY LESSON INCLUDES:

  • 58-slide PPT + Google™ Slides library lesson presentation
  • List of 22 recommended read-alouds for Thanksgiving (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (2 pages, differentiated, PDF and PPT)
  • Answer Key for Scavenger Hunt (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Prep, set up, tips (6 pages, PDF)
  • Detailed, pre-filled, editable lesson plan; includes CC, TEKS, and AASL Standards (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)

ALL SLIDES HAVE A THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS THEME

  • song lyrics: “Five Little Turkeys”
  • sign language: “Thanksgiving”
  • brief information about Thanksgiving traditions in the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Liberia, Germany, and Norfolk Island
  • What are your favorite Thanksgiving foods?
  • What are some of your family’s Thanksgiving traditions?
  • weekly and daily agendas (you fill in the template)
  • fun facts about turkeys, turkey body parts, the world’s heaviest pumpkin, turkey pardons, the proper spelling of Thanksgiving, and more!
  • would you rather
  • this or that
  • two Thanksgiving jokes
  • trivia questions and answers
  • Word of the Week: furcula and embrace
  • Happy birthday to…
  • All slides are illustrated with real photos and colorful clipart for Grades K-4.

DIFFERENTIATED THANKSGIVING – THEMED SCAVENGER HUNT

  • 2 versions + answer key
  • Version 1 – students color the holiday icons and objects as they find them in the presentation slides
  • Version 2 – questions about the information in the slides + smaller images to find

RECOMMENDED READS

  • Includes picture books, fiction, and nonfiction
  • all have a Thanksgiving theme
  • total of 22 titles
  • includes small images from the presentation
  • titles are editable, so you can customize the books included for your library
  • All titles were hand-selected by a veteran school librarian for quality, diversity, positive reviews, and currency.

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