Thanksgiving Photo Writing

🔓 This is an unlocked sample! Byrdseed.TV is open for new memberships through January 27th, 2023. Join today!
 
 
 
 

Objective

Using old photos as a starting point, students will write about Thanksgiving from a particular item's point of view.

All photos from the Library of Congress.

I know it's not really a pie.

Steps

  1. Students spend time noting details in their photo.
  2. They brainstorm possible perspectives within their photo.
  3. Next, they write down sensory details using that perspective.
  4. Finally, they write in free verse (or any structure you'd like) about the scene using their perspective. Repeat using a second perspective!

Resources

The registration window closes on January 27th, 2023

Send me some samples!

Or are you already ready to sign up?

Teachers love Byrdseed.TV!

"Byrdseed.TV has always been amazing but during the last year, you have been elevated to SUPERAMAZINGFANTASTIC status. You have saved my students from super boring lessons."  ~  Heidi in California

"I love Byrdseed.TV. It is a lifesaver"  ~  Lori in Washington

"I am the coordinator for our district gifted program. Byrdseed.TV is one of my favorite sites and one of the best investments I have made for the program."  ~  Jeannette in California

Keep Watching

Writing →