Balloons Over Broadway Thanksgiving Project-Based Learning Reading Comprehension

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Balloons Over Broadway Thanksgiving Project-Based Learning Reading Comprehension

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This Thanksgiving Day Parade themed project based learning activity is the best seasonal activity for November! Use with the Balloons Over Broadway + our included text. In this fun project-based learning (PBL) activity for 4th-6th grades, your students will use key standards in a real-life scenario! These standards include reading comprehension, collaboration, revision, and design. Differentiation and student choice is included!

 

Driving Question: How can I design a unique and interesting balloon for our classroom’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

 

Students are challenged with creating a Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon so the project is open to accommodate all student beliefs and interests.

 

An informational text, The Balloons of the Thanksgiving Day Parade, is included in this unit. I recommend also getting a copy of Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet to use as a paired text with this unit. Reading comprehension questions are provided for both texts.

 

Standards Covered:

  • Comparing Multiple Texts
  • Research
  • Main Idea
  • Explanatory Writing
  • Reading Comprehension

 

Banish worksheets and get your students excited about real life learning! This 7-Day project covers the following skills:

  • Research
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Explanatory Planning & Writing
  • Design & Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

 

Rubric & Sample Answers Included.

 

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