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Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan

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Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing prompt.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Though the resource is intended for English language learners, upper elementary social studies classes would enjoy the activities and worksheets provided during the Thanksgiving season 
  • Introduce the idea of Thanksgiving with a peer-to-peer interview activity 
  • Prompt class members to write original sentences using the Thanksgiving vocabulary words
Classroom Considerations
  • Copy worksheets back-to-back to save paper
  • Resource is labeled as Beginner Level
  • All supporting materials are included
  • Resource can be used in regular social studies or language arts classroom
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