A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman is about Pete, the turkey, and the people of Squawk Valley. The citizens of Squawk Valley plan a trap to catch a turkey for Thanksgiving. They decide to advertise for a “model turkey” to pose for their arts and craft fair and then plan to grab the turkey to eat for Thanksgiving. However, they don’t expect Pete – a clever turkey – to outsmart them all.
This story has a Complete Episode structure with distinct Attempt/Reaction Cycles. You can adapt/simplify the text to fit the levels of various student needs
I recommend using this book for:
Students will need background on:
- Craft Fairs
- Making Art