20 Helpful Books About Thanksgiving for Your Students
It is that time of the year again and I wanted to round up some Thanksgiving read alouds for you! Usually, I find the holiday season daunting, but this year, I welcome it with open arms. We need as much cheer as we can get! In my family, Thanksgiving is the beginning of the season and I wanted to share with you some books about Thanksgiving that I think are brilliant! Whether you are preparing for your own feast at home or visiting family over a video call, it is important to help your students be aware of the holidays. That way, they can appreciate it and spend it with their family and friends.
Books are a great way to get students to learn about the holidays, their importance, cultural significance, and get a peek into the different ways families celebrate them. As teachers, how can we help students learn about the holiday? Through reading them about Thanksgiving! Here is a list of books I recommend for you. They are divided into three categories: Learn about the Holiday, How to Say Thanks and Gratitude, and Silly Thanksgiving Books.
Learn about Thanksgiving
The books featured in this section can help students learn about visual and social cues regarding the holiday. Aside from turkey dinner, cranberry drinks, and stuffing, these books will help them appreciate the small things. These include images of nature and cheery smiles from family and friends.
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