Turkey Trouble Book Companion



Turkey Trouble Book Study Companion Activities. Thanksgiving without eating turkey – unbelievable! The lengths this turkey goes to will keep you entertained. Study the text TURKEY TROUBLE and respond in a variety of ways with this huge variety of tasks to choose from.

Vocabulary Cards

  • These vocabulary cards can be used as
  • Flashcards
  • Sorting cards by using the ‘Parts of Speech’ labels
  • Writing prompts by displaying around the room
  • Word study prompts for class or individual lists
  • They can be copied as they are or on coloured card

Word wall

  • There are two versions for printing.
  • These posters are an excellent way to brainstorm words together for reading and writing.
  • Display in a prominent place in your room and watch your writers go!

Visual Representation

  • This section includes a page for each costume change.
  • Students can draw what they think about each change.
  • As you read aloud stop before you show the illustrations from the book.
  • Record a summary for each change.
  • Then predict a new costume change.

Half Page Summary

  • This section includes a half page for each costume change.
  • Students can draw what they think each costume is like.
  • There is space for your students to record a description for each change.
  • These make great books to put in your reading corner.

Print and Go

  • This section includes
  • Word splashes for each animal and the farmer
  • Record words to describe eating pizza for Thanksgiving
  • Plus, Minus and Interesting facts
  • Alphabet Key
  • I see, I think, I wonder
  • Record three facts
  • 3/2/1 – Facts, options, questions
  • Text to text, self and world
  • Compare and contrast
  • Design a book cover
  • Responding through the senses

Book Review

  • The Book Review templates allow for illustrations and a text response.
  • The first page is great for setting up beginning, middle and ending so that the second page is easier to complete.

Writing About the Reading

  • Is-has-can tasks
  • Writing letters- convince the farmers to leave the foxes alone
  • Main Idea and sub points
  • Author tools – what does the author do to keep us reading and interested?
  • Interview questions
  • Dialogue between characters
  • Make an advertisement for the feast
  • Write a different ending
  • Write an innovation on the text
  • Draw and label a story map
  • Make a list of important facts from the text
  • List the complications and resolutions
  • Write a sequel
  • Recount
  • Summary

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