Thank You Sarah | The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving | Book Companion Pack


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Use these activities after reading the book Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse Anderson. This book is a biography of Sarah Hale and describes how she worked to make sure Thanksgiving was declared a national holiday. I recommend these activities for second and third grade students.

What is included:

  • 27 comprehension cards to go along with the book a game board. Use as a center activity or as a Scoot game (instructions included).
  • Recording sheet and answer sheet included.
  • Cut and paste worksheet to identify the parts of a friendly letter
  • Letter writing template for students to write a thank you letter to Sarah
  • Character graphic organizer
  • Problem and solution graphic organizer
  • 3 idiom writing/drawing worksheets (reviews the idioms that are in the book)
  • Persuasive writing activity (create your own holiday)

Click here to read blog post about this book and download a free biography activity.

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