Everyone is talking turkey in November. Most early elementary classrooms spend some time learning about the holiday and the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. This year, the Iowa Turkey Federation has a new resource for Thanksgiving lesson plans: a non-fiction children’s book featuring a 6-year-old and his family’s turkey farm.
The book is appropriate for a broad age range. The text at the top of each page, from 6-year-old Adam’s perspective, is for younger children, while the in-depth information at the bottom of each page is directed at older students and adults.
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A digital version of the book is available here, free of charge, for class use. Additional children’s materials, including a free printable farm-to-fork maze, turkey and farmer coloring page, and turkey dot-to-dot can be found here.
Printed copies of the book are available for kindergarten and 1st grade teachers in Iowa free of charge. Simply fill out the form below and we will send your copy.
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