Surfing the Net with Kids FREE Newsletter
#1. November 06, 2013
Since this week’s topic is Thanksgiving Writing Prompts, I thought I’d start today’s newsletter with some additional Thanksgiving links.
Thanksgiving Printable Fun These include dot-to-dots, word searches, a few coloring pages.
I know, we have a few weeks still, but this was on my mind today.
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
#2. Thanksgiving Writing Prompts
by Barbara J. Feldman
Thanksgiving Writing Prompts Printable (** for premium members only)
From gratitude to twittering turkeys, these ideas are far from boring, and are sure to jump start your classroom writing assignments.
Activity Village: Thanksgiving Stationery
Although this Activity Village page does not have any writing prompts, it does have a dozen free printable Thanksgiving stationery templates that will add a bit of whimsy to your Thanksgiving stories. Most of the templates come in three flavors: blank (no lines), lined, and handwriting lines (with a dashed line between each solid line.) Designs include cornucopia, pilgrims, pumpkins, and turkeys.
Build Creative Writing Ideas: Thanksgiving
“After hearing the phone ring, you pick it up to talk to the person on the other line. Only, it’s not a person calling at all, it’s the T-Giving turkey! What does the turkey have to say and how do you respond?” There are ten imaginative prompts in this article, and there are five more Thanksgiving lists on the site that are not easily found via the menu navigation. To find them, enter “Thanksgiving” into the site search box in the upper right-hand corner.
Journal Buddies: Elementary Writing About Thanksgiving
“Give your students something to be thankful for during Thanksgiving time, with this list of 78 new elementary writing and journal prompts, especially for the holiday. Your students will be inspired to think about the things in their lives they are grateful for, as well as pushed to develop ways to give back to others.” Great list, but I was bothered by the fact that “Thanksgiving” was frequently spelled without proper capitalization.
… Click to continue Thanksgiving Writing Prompts .
#3. Printables Club Members Also Get …
Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:
Thanksgiving Writing Prompts Printable
Writing Prompts Printable
Thanksgiving Poems Printable
*** Are you curious? Get your own ten-day trial membership:
#4. Related Games
#5. Surfing the Calendar
Lincoln Elected President
Nov 6, 1860
Marie Curie’s Birthday
Nov 7, 1867
Cortes Conquers Mexico
Nov 8, 1519
Hope Diamond Mailed to Smithsonian
Nov 8, 1958
Fall of the Berlin Wall
Nov 9, 1989
National Young Reader’s Day
Nov 9, 2013
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated
Nov 11, 1982
Nov 11, 2013
Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Birthday
Nov 12, 1815
#6. Quote of the Week
“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” ~~ William Faulkner ~~ (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) American writer and Nobel Prize laureate. Click the link to read more quotes on gratitude.
#7. Subscription Management
To get your own free weekly subscription:
Need help? Get support at:
Copyright © 2013 by Surfnetkids.com, Inc.
991C Lomas Santa Fe Dr #415, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Publication in any medium is strictly prohibited without prior
written permission. This means you are NOT allowed to post this
newsletter on your website, in your school publication, nor distribute
it to an email list. You are however, allowed and encouraged to forward
this newsletter to a few friends. Thank you for your help in protecting my