Thursday, November 3, 2011

Attitude of Gratitude Lessons

Thanksgiving at the Tappleton's is an adorable holiday read aloud with a great message of finding gratitude in all situations. The Tappleton's traditional Thanksgiving meal goes all awry when Mrs. Tappleton lets the frozen turkey accidentally slide down the icy sidewalk into the pond. The meal plans go from bad to worse shape from there on in! It's a very cute read.

This book is a perfect lead in to my Gratitude Journal prompts I use in November.
This set has 18 prompts focused on thanks and gratitude.


I also love having each student complete a "Grateful Poster" with thoughts and images of gratitude.
Click picture to grab a copy of the poster


That's a sneak peek into my planbook for the week!

What are your favorite November literature reads? Check out Mrs. Parker's Literature Link Up

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for linking up. I like the book and the ideas for sharing about gratitude.

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  2. I haven't read that book but am going to have to get it:) Love the gratitude journal and anchor chart! Will be doing that this year:)

    4th Grade Frolics

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  3. I love your gratitude journal! What a great idea for this book! Thanks for checking out my post on this wonderful book http://lifesateach.blogspot.com/2011/11/thanksgiving-at-tappletons.html#comments
    Life's a Teach!!

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  4. Love this plan!

    I'm trying to figure out how to develop an Attitude of Gratitude on my middle schoolers this year....

    I'm in search of ideas :)

    ❤ Mor Zrihen ❤
    A Teacher's Treasure

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  5. Is this still available? Every time I clink on the link, it takes me to your store, but your Gratitude Journal Prompts are not there to choose from. (MrsASmalley@gmail.com)

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