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Thanksgiving Poem and Activities




Downloadable worksheets:
"The First Thanksgiving" - Reading comprehension for Elementary/ Upper Elementary students
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 1681

 
THANKSGIVING - READING AND COMPREHENSION (B&W VERSION INCLUDED)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 1157

 
THANKSGIVING DAY
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1001

 
Thanksgiving-Quiz
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 948

 
THANKSGIVING WORDSEARCH
Level: elementary
Age: 8-14
Downloads: 925

 
Thanksgiving
Level: elementary
Age: 11-14
Downloads: 908

 

                                                    November                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 
                                                                            Thanksgiving Time"
 
                                                   When all the leaves are off the boughs,
 
                                                                   Boughs  (a tree limb)
 
                                                    And nuts and apples   gathered in,

                                                       And cornstalks waiting for the cows,
 
                                                                     Cornstalk  

                                                  And pumpkins  are safe in barn and bin, 
 
                                                                  barn         bin     (a container)
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        Then Mother says, "My children dear,

                                                        The fields are brown, and autumn flies;

                                                             Thanksgiving Day is very near,

                                                         And we must make Thanksgiving pies."
 
                                                                                  Pies      
 
                                                                             
 
 
Exercise
 
  1. When “autumn flies,” that is an example of
  2. The last word in line 2 is “in” and in line 4, it is “bin.” These two words do what?
  3. What rhymes with the word “bough”?
  4. What is the rhyme scheme?  
Fact: Before every Thanksgiving holiday, the United States President pardons a turkey!
 
 

 NOVEMBER

THANKSGIVING
AUTUMN
NUTS
APPLES
PIE
BARN
BIN
CORNSTALKS
PARDON
TURKEY
 
Cat and pumkin courtesy of  freshettesgraphics.com.