SMARTBoard and U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday Resources

Turkey Trot Custom Notebook Activity 

Custom Notebook activity designed  to help students learn the proper steps in solving word problems.

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Click here to watch the introductory video.



Here is a list of Thanksgiving Holiday (U.S.) resources for your SMARTBoard:

Thanksgiving Timeline: 1541 – 2001

The First Thanksgiving

Funny Fill-in – Picture Perfect Turkey Day

Quiz Your Noodle – Thanksgiving

Find Pete (primary) 

Animated Turkey Puzzle (primary)

Turkey Anagram (primary/middle – really good!)

Turkey Slide (primary/middle – good but you have to get past a few ads)

Teacher Recommended Sites:

You are the Historian

 Check out the corresponding worksheet for “You are the Historian” created by edTech Ninja.

Notebook Files:

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Word Search Riddles from Teacher Online Training

Thanksgiving Word Search – What are unhappy cranberries called?

Thanksgiving Word Search – Which side of the turkey has the most feather?

Thanksgiving Word Search – Why couldn’t the turkey be in the band?

Thanksgiving Word Search – ¿Qué celebramos el jueves?



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Thanksgiving lessons from SMART Technologies

Thanksgiving Day Word Fun (SMART created)

Thanksgiving Math Fun (Grades 3-6)

More Thanksgiving resources shared on the SMART Board Revolution:

1. Kindergarten Interactive Thanksgiving Notebook file
2. About 50 Notebook files on SMART Exchange
3. Thanksgiving Algebra by Tequipment 


Let’s not forget my friends at abcteach:

ABC Teach Thanksgiving Lessons


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