1.) You are going to create your own Amazing Thanksgiving story. Go to http://www.eduplace.com/tales/content/wwt_017.html to begin your story. Fill in the blanks with words that fit. If you need help remembering what a noun, adjective, verb, or any other part of speech is, go to http://www.brainegames.com/1nounsverbsadjectives.htm.
**Remember that “singular” means one, and “past tense” is something that has already happened.**
After you fill in the blanks, click on “See Your Wacky Web Tale.” Then you can read your own Amazing Thanksgiving story.
2.) Thanksgiving is tomorrow! You still need to buy a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. You go to the store to find a turkey that weighs at least 200 ounces. The turkey you find weighs fifteen pounds. How many ounces are in a pound? How many ounces does the turkey weigh? Go to http://www.cleavebooks.co.uk/scol/cclboz.htm if you need help converting the measurements. Type the number of pounds in the first blank next to the word “pounds.” Then, click on the “[Calculate It]” button. Is the fifteen pound turkey at least 200 ounces?
3.) The turkey costs ten cents per ounce. How much does the turkey cost? You get in line to buy the turkey and realize you only have twenty-five dollars in your wallet. Do you have enough money? You can use the online calculator at http://www.online-calculator.com/ to help you find the answer.
4.) Next, you are going to bake your pumpkin pie. Go to http://www.funbrain.com/fract/index.html to play Fresh Baked Fractions. Start the game by picking Easy. You will be shown sets of four fractions. Click on the fraction that is not equal to the others when it is simplified. Continue to play the game until you get at least seven out of ten right.
5.) Now that you have gathered your food, you must plan the rest of the party. Click on the following link, http://www.tlsbooks.com/thanksgivingcursivepractice.pdf. Use the worksheet to practice your cursive. Spell the Thanksgiving words in your best handwriting.
6.) You need to find a Thanksgiving poem to read to your friends and family at the Thanksgiving Party. Go to http://www.bethanyroberts.com/TurkeyPoems.htm. Pick three Thanksgiving poems to read. Then, you will have two choices. In cursive, you can either write a short paragraph about which poem is your favorite and why OR you can write your own Thanksgiving poem.
7.) Next, you are going to create a book for your guests to read. You are going to use your five senses to make your own book. Print out the pages on http://www.abcteach.com/free/members/21975.pdf. Staple the pages together in order. Then, fill in the blanks in your book by telling what you see, smell, touch, hear, and taste on Thanksgiving.
8.) Finally, at the Thanksgiving Party everyone will have the opportunity to share what they are thankful for. You and your guests can click on the following link to watch a short video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGS0qSHuias&feature=channel. Go to http://www.alphabet-soup.net/ttools/specialpaper/thanksgiving.html and print out the stationary. Then, on the decorated paper, write a paragraph, in cursive, including five things that you are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Be prepared to share what you are thankful for at the Thanksgiving Party.