Title: Thanksgiving Word Scramble Subject: Language Arts Grade: 3/4 Description: The letters are scrambled in words that

are associated with Thanksgiving. Your child should rearrange the letters to correctly spell the words. You can get clues by looking at words in the Word Bank. Learning Objectives: • Objective #1 Vocabulary development • Objective #2 Spelling • Objective #3 Language Materials needed: • Computer with internet access • Printer • pencil or pen • paper Activity: Thanksgiving Word Scramble

Directions: Rearrange the letters to correctly spell words that are related to Thanksgiving. You can get clues by looking at words in the Word Bank. _______________________________________________________________________ _ Word Bank pumpkin November cranberry Thursday feast turkey Pilgrims thanks holiday cornucopia Indians harvest

1. A popular dessert ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ pie 2. Another word for Native Americans ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

3. Thanksgiving always comes on ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ (day of the week) 4. Also call “horn of plenty” ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 5. Same as Thanksgiving meal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 6. Early English settlers in America ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 7. Thanksgiving is a ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 8. Thanksgiving month ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 9. Main dish for many Thanksgiving dinners ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 10. Meaning is a gathering of crops ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 11. A way to express gratefulness ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 12. A tart red berry served with Thanksgiving meal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

Answer Key: 1. A popular dessert ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ pie 2. Another word for Native Americans ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 3. Thanksgiving always comes on ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ (day of the week) 4. Also call “horn of plenty” ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 5. Same as Thanksgiving meal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 6. Early English settlers in America ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 7. Thanksgiving is a ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 13. Thanksgiving month ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 14. Main dish for many Thanksgiving dinners ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 15. Meaning is a gathering of crops ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 16. A way to express gratefulness ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 17. A tart red berry served with Thanksgiving meal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

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