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Lesson #1992. Turkey Glyph

Submitted by JenSue
level: Elementary; Materials Required: see lesson
Activity Time: varies

I do this with 1st and 2nd graders. I use tracers. We
graph the info when we are done and do creative writing

body - I like dark meat - dark brown
I like light meat - light brown
I don't like turkey - white

head - We will have guests for Thanksgiving - dark brown
We won't have guests for Thansgiving - light brown

feet - I'm staying home for Thanksgiving - yellow
I'm going away for Thanksgiving - red

beak - We will eat in the kitchen - yellow
We will eat in the dining room - orange

wattle - I like gravy - red
I don't like gravy - orange

eyes - I will eat dessert - black
I won't eat dessert - white

feathers - Use all that are true about you -
I like cranberries - red
I like green beans - green
I like corn - yellow
I like stuffing - brown
I like mashed potatoes - white
I like rolls - blue
I like pumpkin pie - orange


1992. turkey glyph (Elementary,Mathematics)
1991. scarecrow glyph (Elementary,Mathematics)
1990. Science Friday: Hanford Nuclear Waste Cleanup (Senior,Science)
1989. Creative Writing - Using senses and imagination (all,Reading/Writing)
1988. Remembering Continents and Oceans - Songs to sings (Elementary,Geography)

1987. Skeleton Poems (all,Reading/Writing)
1986. Native Americans (Elementary,History)
1985. Native Americans (Elementary,History)
1984. Mathmatics plus (all,Mathematics)
1983. Music and French lesson intergration (Senior,Language)

1982. Button Sort: Literature Extension (Elementary,Literature)
1981. Arab-jewish co-existebce (Senior,History)
1980. Fall Fun (Pre-School,Art)
1979. Jack-o-lanterns (all,Art)
1978. Shared Reading of Three Little Kittens (Elementary,Building Blocks)

1977. Bio Boards (all,History)
1976. Famous Black Americans (Elementary,History)
1975. Lesson Ideas for Galdone's Three Little Kittens (Elementary,Reading/Writing)
1974. Plotting Earthquakes (Senior,Science)
1973. Plotting Earthquakes (Senior,Science)

1972. Persuasive Writing (Senior,Reading/Writing)
1971. Fishing for Letters (Pre-School,other)
1970. Denise Fleming's Lunch Ideas (Elementary,Building Blocks)
1969. Rubberband Calibration (Elementary,Science)
1968. The Friends by Rosa Guy (Middle,Reading/Writing)

1967. guided reading grade one - Cat's Colors (Elementary,4 Blocks)
1966. chickachickaboomboom -1st grade guided reading (Elementary,4 Blocks)
1965. Treasures and Fingerprints (Elementary,Social Studies)
1964. Individual learning centers (other,Games)
1963. Trouble Verb Review (all,Language)

1962. Reading Comprehension : The Great King. (Elementary,Reading/Writing)
1961. The Great King of Ayutthaya: King Naresuan (Middle,Reading/Writing)
1960. Mary Wore Her Red Dress (Elementary,Building Blocks)
1959. Intelligent Questions (Middle,Mathematics)
1958. Speaking French in Immersion (Elementary,other)

1957. Book Report (Elementary,Literature)
1956. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie (Elementary,Literature)
1955. Enrichment Activities: Sherman Alexie's "Reservation Blues" (Senior,Literature)
1954. Lyric Poetry Lesson (Senior,Literature)
1953. Lyric Poetry Lesson (Senior,Literature)

1952. Tying Shoes: Collection of songs and poems (Pre-School,other)
1951. Inquiry into Charles's Law (Senior,Science)
1950. Perimeter/Area Shape Game (Middle,Mathematics)
1949. Activities to Accompany The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Elementary,Literature)
1948. Activities to Accompany The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Pre-School,Literature)

1947. How to teach Nouns. (all,Language)
1946. How to teach Nouns. (all,Language)
1945. Memory Game with a Smile (Elementary,Language)
1944. At the Market (all,other)
1943. Gremlins (all,)

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