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I almost forgot Thanksgiving, eh!

Well, I'm feeling a little silly:) I was so eager to start my fire safety unit that I TOTALLY forgot that next weekend is Thanksgiving here in Canada! So this week is all about turkeys and fire safety will be the week after.

I always like to teach the children this little sing-song turkey poem. Sometimes we perform it in front of the school, but not this year! Duh!


You can click here to grab both copies. The first one...
I project onto my Smart Board and the second one is a handout at the end of the week. The kids fill in the missing words, illustrate and pop it into their poetry duotangs for "just right" reading.



A Plump and Perky Turkey is always a fun book to read :)


And although I haven't read this Dav Pilky book, it's on my wish list. I mean, he is such a funny guy!


Before I go ... guess what???? Our grandson was born yesterday!!!! 6 lbs. 12 oz. of gorgeous baby boy. I'm sure you can guess how crazy excited we are!!

Have a great week!




17 comments

  1. Congratulations on your grandbaby's arrival - exciting!!
    Thanksgiving is sneaking up on us this year. We are going to be doing the turkey gobble gobble thing this week too.

    sandi
    rubberboots and elf shoes

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving and CONGRATS!!!!

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  3. Barb, I can't tell you how excited I was to see the Mr. Turkey song/poem. I've always done that when I taught. I can't wait to hear the kids recite it.

    I'm so glad to hear your grandson is here. Congratulations :)

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  4. Congratulations on that grandbaby!! How exciting!!
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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  5. Congratulations on the birth of your grandson!!! I'm SOOOO excited for Thanksgiving this weekend too! YUM! Have a great week!

    Ѽ Alessia
    Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

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  6. Congratulations Barbara!!! I'm so happy for you. :)
    Sarah
    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

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  7. Barbara - congrats on your new baby boy --- grandson! what a blessing he must be. How fun for you. Love all your Thanksgiving stuff.
    Vicky
    Traditions, Laughter and Happily Ever After

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  8. Congrats on your newest family member! (Dav's book is wonderful.)
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

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  9. Congratulations on becoming a grandma! I'm so excited for you and your family. Have a fun turkey week!
    Chrissy
    First Grade Found Me

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    1. Thanks, everyone, for the baby congrats!

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  10. Awww, congratulations to you and your family! I always love your pick picks, I always come away with something to add to my list:) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!

    Aloha,
    Corinna
    Surfin' Through Second

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  11. Lol, it's supposed to say "book picks"

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  12. Congratulations!!
    Here's a little freebie file for your Smartboard. You can do this during math too, because it covers number words. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Five-Little-Turkeys-Kindergarten

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  13. Congratulations on your new grand baby!!!!

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