Thanksgiving Writing Prompts and Activities | Tall Tales


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Students love writing tall tales, and these Thanksgiving writing prompts make it fun! Spark the creative writing skills of your students with four different Thanksgiving story starters.

These fun writing activities are perfect for:

  • a creative writing lesson
  • supplement to a tall tall unit
  • writing centers

These tall tales print in columns so that students create one L-O-N-G tall tale by attaching the columns together with tape or glue (all directions are included). Once printed, cut, and trimmed students enjoy reading tall tales created by themselves and their classmates.

Included in download:

  • Easy to follow teacher and student directions!
  • Introduction for students: What are Tall Tales? Characteristics of Tall Tales
  • Writing Tips and Guides: Planning sheets for students to use as they plan their tall tall – makes writing easy!
  • Tall Tale Characteristics Checklist
  • 4 different Thanksgiving story starters
  • Printing Directions to make one L-O-N-G tall tale!
  • Directions for assembling tall tales once printed
  • Matching headers and footers for final product
  • Examples included!

Students love writing, typing, and printing their own funny tall tales!

The finished product makes a great November bulletin board or hallway display.

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