Thanksgiving and November Writing Prompts

November Writing Prompts and Creative Journal Ideas

Creative Writing Ideas and Journal Topics for November

November Creative Writing Prompts For Elementary School Students blue bullet point November and Thanksgiving Writing Prompts: Are you looking for a creative list of writing prompts and journal ideas to use during the month of November?

blue bullet point Below, you will find a list of general November writing topics and a list of specific calendar dates for November which contain creative writing ideas related to that particular date in November.

blue bullet point I have created this list of Thanksgiving and November writing prompts and ideas for elementary school teachers and students.


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General Thanksgiving and November Writing Prompts:

  • Thanksgiving Turkey Shaped Writing Templates and Printable Worksheets Meet my pet turkey
    • These turkey shaped creative writing templates can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Turkey Shaped Creative Writing Templates
  • Pretend that you are a turkey who has a Twitter account and loves to tweet. Write 5 tweets to your followers about your feelings on Thanksgiving.
  • Do you think that a turkey would make a good pet? Why or why not?
  • Read the story Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey to your students. Describe how the children helped save the turkeys in the story.


  • Fall Leaves November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet A perfect fall day
    • These fall printable worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Fall Leaves Worksheet and Banner Set
  • My favorite part of fall
  • I jumped in a pile of leaves and found ...
  • In the United States, many local, state, and national elections are held during the month of November. Why do you think it is important to vote in elections?
  • Thanksgiving Dinner and Pilgrims November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet If you were at the first Thanksgiving dinner, what would you bring to share with the Indians and Pilgrims?
    • These Thanksgiving Pilgrim Dinner printable worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Thanksgiving Pilgrim Dinner Worksheet and Banner Set
  • Create a venn diagram comparing the first Thanksgiving to today's Thanksgiving. Write a paragraph describing the similarities and differences.
  • Thanksgiving Pilgrims and Mayflower November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet Imagine that you are sailing on the Mayflower. Write a letter home to your friends back in England telling them about your journey.
    • These Pilgrims and Mayflower printable worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Pilgrims and Mayflower Worksheet and Banner Set
  • Write a set of directions for the Pilgrims that explain how to play football, which is now a popular sport to watch on Thanksgiving.
  • Thanksgiving Turkey November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet Pretend that you are a turkey and write a letter to convince people to serve other food items instead of turkey for their Thanksgiving dinners this year.
    • These Thanksgiving turkey worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Thanksgiving Turkey Worksheet and Banner Set
  • Gobble up my story.
  • If scarecrows could talk, what would they say?
  • I think brown and orange are fall colors because ...
  • Fall Newspaper November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet The Fall Harvest
    • These November Newspaper printable worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: November Newspaper Worksheet and Banner Set
  • Fall in love with writing
  • At the football game
  • How could you help someone less fortunate on Thanksgiving, or anytime of the year?
  • Fall Harvest November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet What are the three things that you enjoy the most about the fall season?
    • These fall leaves printable worksheets can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Fall Harvest Leaves and Banner Set
  • Write a F.A.L.L. acrostic poem
  • On Thanksgiving Day I like to ...
  • I am thankful for ...
  • Thank You Letters November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet Write a thank you letter to someone and tell why you appreciate this person.
    • These Thank You Letters can be used for many of the November writing prompts that are found on this page.
    • Click on the following link to view the page where this set of Thanksgiving teaching resources can be found: Thank You Letters Worksheet and Banner Set
  • I am thankful for my family because ...
  • What are you and your family most grateful for?
  • Read the story The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. How can you be a more giving person?
  • Thank You Acrostic Poem November Writing Prompts Printable Worksheet Write a THANK YOU acrostic poem.
  • How can you show people that you are thankful for them?
  • For countries that don't celebrate Thanksgiving, how could they celebrate being grateful?
  • If you could invite any guest to your house for Thanksgiving dinner, who would it be and why would you choose this person?


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Specific November Writing Prompts:

Celebrations, Events, Holidays, and Dates in History:

Scroll through this page, or click on the links below, to read
about each of these November writing prompts and holidays.


November 3 - Sandwich Day

Sandwich Day November 3 Lesson Plans and Activities blue bullet point November 3 is Sandwich Day. English history reports that John Montagu was the 4th Earl of Sandwich and the sandwich was named after him.

blue bullet point The 4th Earl of Sandwich enjoyed gambling and often spent many long hours in London's gambling parlors. In 1762, he created the sandwich, by putting meat between two pieces of bread. This allowed him to remain at the gambling table for long periods of time.

  • What is your favorite kind of sandwich? Write the directions for making this sandwich. Bring this sandwich to eat to school on November 3.
  • Visit Wikipedia's Sandwich Page to learn more information about the history of the sandwich.
  • This would be an ideal day to have your students begin a Sandwich Book Report Project.
Sandwich Book Report Project Templates, Worksheets, and Activities

Above: Go to Sandwich Book Report Projects


November 10 - First Episode of Sesame Street

Sesame Street Characters First Episode November 10, 1969 blue bullet point Sesame Street premiered on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations on November 10, 1969 and had positive reviews, as well as high ratings. This series was created around the belief that if you can hold the attention of children, you can educate them.

  • The multicultural cast of Sesame Street features children and adults of different backgrounds playing and working together.
    • Explore the differences and similarities among the children in your classroom.
    • Point out how all the differences and similarities make your classroom extraordinary and special.
  • Who is your favorite character on Sesame Street? What do you like the most about this character?
  • If you were asked to create a new Sesame Street character, what type of character would you create and why? What would this character's name be? Describe what the character looks like and how the character acts.
  • Visit Wikipedia's Sesame Street Page to learn more information about the history of this show.
  • Students will enjoy visiting Sesame Street's web page where they can play games and watch videos featuring their favorite Sesame Street characters.
  • On Sesame Street's Teacher and Parent page you will find lesson plans, teaching resources, and information about the history of the show.
  • Your students will love completing Wanted Poster Book Report Projects based on their favorite Sesame Street characters.
Sesame Street Lesson Plans and Activities Oscar the Grouch Wanted Poster

Above: Go to Wanted Poster Book Report Project Lesson Plans


November 11 - Veterans Day
(also Armistice Day and Remembrance Day)

Veterans Day Lesson Plans and Writing Prompts blue bullet point Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. It is a federal holiday and usually observed on November 11. The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery .

blue bullet point This day is also celebrated as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world and falls on November 11, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.

November News Newspaper Creative Writing Templates For Veterans Day

Above: Go to November News Newspaper: Thanksgiving English Teaching Resources
(2 templates glued together to form a newspaper creative writing project.)


Newspaper Creative Writing Templates and Projects John F. Kennedy Example

Above: Go to Newspaper Book Report Project: Biography Book Report Templates
(4 templates glued together to form a extra large newspaper creative writing project.)


Third Week of November - Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week Lesson Plans and Activities blue bullet point Geography Awareness Week was established in 1987 when U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed legislation that established the third week in November as Geography Awareness Week. The goal of this week is to promote geographic education in schools.

  • Where in the world would you most like to visit and/or live? Find this place on a map and measure the approximate distance from this place to where you live. Explain why you would like to visit or live in this place, how far away it is from where you live, and how you would get to this place.
  • On Kids Geography Games children can play fun and educational games that will help them to develop and sharpen their geography skills.
  • Visit National Geographic's Geography Awareness Week page for fun geography lesson plan ideas and to download their mission booklet and geography week poster.
  • The Way to Start A Day Geography Awareness Week Read The Way to Start a Day by Byrd Baylor to your students. The author integrates many countries and cultures into this beautiful picture book and the themes tie in well with Geography Awareness Week.
  • National Geography Week is a great time of the year to assign a book report project that focuses on traveling to another country. My Main Character Vacation Suitcase Book Report Project involves students in researching information about a country that students choose to visit with the main characters of their books.
Geography Awareness Week Book Report Projects and Lesson Plans for Teachers

Above: Go to Vacation Suitcase Book Report Projects


November 15 - America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day November 15 Lesson Plans and Writing Prompts blue bullet point Started in 1997, America Recycles Day is dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.

  • What do you think is the Earth's most serious environmental problem? What can children do to help?
  • Write a speech or letter convincing people about the benefits of one of these "green" activiities: carpooling, recycling, or planting trees.
  • Create a poster that promotes the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
  • Imagine that you are a tree. Write a persuasive essay about the benefits of recycling.
  • On the America Recycles Take the Pledge Page students can sign the form on this page and take the recycling pledge to:

    • LEARN: About the recycling options in my community. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community.
    • ACT:. Reduce my personal waste by recycling. Within the next month, I will start to recycle one new type of material.
  • On my Earth Day lesson plans page you will find a variety of recycling lesson plan ideas and teaching resources.
Recycling Trash Can Sticker Chart

Above: Go to Recycling and Earth Day Lesson Plans


November 18 - Mickey Mouse's Birthday

Mickey Mouse Birthday November 18 blue bullet point November 18 is Mickey Mouse's birthday and he is one of the most recognizable cartoon characters in the world. Mickey Mouse was created in 1928 by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.

blue bullet point Other Disney characters that are associated with Mickey Mouse are his girlfriend Minnie Mouse and his pet dog Pluto. In 1978, Mickey became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

blue bullet point The Mickey Mouse Club was created by Walt Disney and began in 1955. This television show has featured a regular but ever-changing cast of teenage performers and has launched the careers of teen stars from Annette Funicello to Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.

blue bullet point The animated cartoon Steamboat Willie was first released on November 18, 1928 in New York. This was the first Mickey cartoon to have a distributor and is considered by The Disney Company as Mickey's debut.


Click in the above box to watch this Steamboat Willy video on You Tube.

blue bullet point Mickey appeared in color for the first time in 1935 in The Band Concert and this short film was so innovative that critics still consider it to be a masterpiece.


Click in the above box to watch this The Band video on You Tube.

  • Pretend that Walt Disney has asked you to create a new cartoon character and a friend for Mickey Mouse. What type of character would you create? Choose an appropriate name for your character and describe what the character looks like and how the character acts.
  • Visit Wikipedia's Mickey Mouse Page to learn more information this famous cartoon character.
  • Students will enjoy visiting the Mickey Mouse Club page where they can play games, watch videos, and complete color activities.
  • Fun Mickey Mouse Birthday Cake Book Report Project Students can celebrate Mickey Mouse's birthday by completing a birthday cake project. An example of this unique project is shown on the right.

    • This Birthday Cake Book Report Project involves students in planning a birthday party for a character from a book. This would be a fun activity for your students to complete for Mickey Mouse's birthday.
    • For this unique project, students choose a location for the party, the guests that they will invite, the food that they will serve, ideas for gifts, and fun games that they will play at Mickey Mouse's birthday party.
    • Click on the following link to read more information about this set of teaching resources:

November 19 - The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plans and Writing Prompts blue bullet point The Gettysburg Address is one of the best-known speeches in United States history. It was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19.

blue bullet point In his speech, President Lincoln called on the people to ensure the survival of America's representative democracy.

blue bullet point The Gettysburg Address begins with: "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

blue bullet point President Abraham Lincoln ended his speech with this famous line: "The government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."


Click in the above box to listen to The Gettysburg Address
performed by Jeff Daniels on this video on You Tube.

  • Ask students to imagine that they were alive at the time the Gettysburg Address was delivered. Have your students write a letter to a friend and describe the effect that the speech had on them when heard President Lincoln give it
  • You can read the entire Gettysburg Address and find out interesting facts about how Abraham Lincoln wrote this speech on Visit Gettysburg's page.
  • Visit Wikipedia's Gettysburg Address Page to learn more information this historical speech.
  • Students can complete an individual or group project about Abraham Lincoln using my Character Body Book Report Templates. Your students will enjoy designing a project that looks like Abraham Lincoln using this unique activity.

As an extra credit assignment, challenge your students to
memorize and recite The Gettysburg Address after showing
them this cute video of a 2 year old reciting this speech on You Tube.


Third Thursday of November - Great American Smokeout

Great American Smokeout Lesson Plans For Teachers blue bullet point The American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout every year on the third Thursday of November. This event challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps make people aware of the many tools they can use to quit smoking for good.

blue bullet pointThe first Smokeout was held in 1977 and challenged people to stop smoking cigarettes for 24 hours in hopes that they would then decide to quit smoking forever.

  • Write a letter a letter to someone you know to urge them to stop smoking.
  • Design a poster targeted for school children that demonstrates the important reasons why they should never start smoking.
  • On The American Cancer Society's Stay Healthy page there is a list of the benefits that occur over time to a person's body when he or she quits smoking.

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November Printable Calendar Set


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My printable calendar sets are designed to fit inside the
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My holiday calendar sets contain
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Thanksgiving and November Printable Monthly Calendar

Above: The large November calendar title is a
2 page banner template that is glued together and cut out.


Thanksgiving and November Printable Worksheets Calendar

Above: This printable calendar set for November includes large
days of the week templates for the 7 days of the week
(Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday are shown above).


Thanksgiving and November Printable Calendar For School Teachers

This printable calendar set for November includes smaller calendar pieces for the 7 days of the week that will fit inside your calendar pocket chart.

There are 31 square calendar number dates in this teaching resources set.

There are squares for you to print and write your students' names and birthdays on.

There are 11 printable calendar worksheets in this
November teaching resources classroom display set.

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Below are some ideas and examples of teaching resources
that can be used for some of the Thanksgiving and November
writing prompts that are found on this page:

Turkey Shaped Writing Templates

Thanksgiving Turkey Shaped Creative Writing Templates and Worksheets

Your students will gobble up these Thanksgiving English teaching resources. This turkey shaped creative writing set includes a barn shaped story map, first draft worksheets, and a grading rubric.

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"November News" Newspaper

November Fall Newspaper Creative Writing Templates and Lesson Plans

Your students will fall in love with writing a fall themed newspaper with these Thanksgiving English teaching resources. For this "November News" assignment, students write two newspaper articles.

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Thank You Acrostic Poems

Thank You Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem Worksheet

For these poetry lesson plans, students write an acrostic poem with the letters that form the words T.H.A.N.K.Y.O.U. Thank-sgiving time is an ideal deal for this poetry assignment!

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Thank You Group Project

Thank You Fun Thanksgiving Cooperative Group Project

This THANK YOU letters activity is a cooperative group project and each group is one given letter. This activity can be use any time of the year, but I use it in November for THANKSgiving.

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Family Tree Templates

Family Tree Student Projects and Templates

Are you looking for a unique way for your students to create a family tree? Your students will be branching out to learn about the members of their family as they design their own family trees.

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Sunflower Writing Templates

Sun Flower Shaped Writing Templates and Worksheets

Do you want your students' writing to bloom with creative ideas? This unique creative writing set is designed in the shape of two sunflowers inside a plant pot template.

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Fall In Love With Writing


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Fall In Love With Writing Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

These printable worksheets for the fall season contain leaf graphics and would appropriate for a wide range of creative writing topics.

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November Creative Writing


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Thanksgiving Pilgrim Dinner Stories Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

These worksheets contain graphics of pilgrims and would be ideal for a creative writing topic about the first Thanksgiving or preparing a Thanksgiving dinner.

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Turkey Gobble Up Our Stories


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Thanksgiving Turkey Stories Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

Your students will gobble up these Thanksgiving language arts worksheets. These writing worksheets can be used for a wide range of creative writing topics.

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A Harvest of Good Work


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Fall Harvest Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

These fall harvest language arts worksheets are ideal for a wide range of creative writing topics and will make a colorful fall bulletin board display.

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Thanksgiving Mayflower Stories


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Thanksgiving Mayflower Stories Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

These worksheets contain graphics of the Mayflower and pilgrims and would be ideal for a creative writing topic about the first Thanksgiving or the Mayflower.

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Our Thank You Letters


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Thanksgiving Thank You Letters Printable Worksheets for Language Arts

Thanksgiving and Fall are perfect times of the year to have your students write thank you letters to someone that they are thankful for.

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Fall Reading Sticker Chart

Fall Into A Good Book Reading Sticker Charts for Thanksgiving

This Fall Into a Good Book is a sticker chart set that will help you to motivate your students to read this fall.

After students have finished reading a book, they will place a sticker inside one of the leaves on their book sticker chart templates. There are 16 leaf spaces on these templates.

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Reading Leaves You Smiling

Reading Leaves You Smiling Fall and Autumn Sticker Charts

Reading Leaves You Smiling is a sticker chart set that will help you to motivate your students to read 10 books this fall.

Cut out your students' sticker chart templates along the thick black border and you will have unique leaf shaped sticker charts to record the number of books that your students have read.

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Fall Leaf Sticker Chart



Turkey Sticker Chart

Thanksgiving Turkey Incentive Chart

This Gobble Up Good Work turkey sticker chart is ideal to use with your elementary school students before Thanksgiving.

These uniquely shaped Thanksgiving sticker charts can be used for a variety of different purposes during the month of November: homework, reading, math, spelling, or good citizenship.

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Fall Into Good Habits

Fall Cornucopia Incentive Chart

Encourage your students to work towards achieving a goal this autumn by using these colorful cornucopia sticker charts.

There are 10 places for stickers on this colorful fall cornucopia sticker chart template. These incentive charts will help you to motivate your students to Fall Into Good Habits this autumn.

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Fall and Thanksgiving Powerpoint Lesson Plans

Thanksgiving Adjectives


Thanksgiving Adjectives Grammar Powerpoint Presention Lesson Plans

Students have to find an adjective in each Thanksgiving sentence and the noun that it modifies. Then students have to decide if the adjective describes what kind, which one, or how many.

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Thanksgiving Adverbs


Thanksgiving Adverbs Grammar Powerpoint Presention Lesson Plans

Students have to find the adverb in each Thanksgiving sentence and the verb that it modifies. Then students have to decide if the adverb describes how, when, or where.

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Singular and Plural Words


Thanksgiving Grammar Singular and Plural Words Powerpoint Lesson Plan

Your students will love playing this Thanksgiving Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game while reviewing singular and plural words! (Ex: mouse/mice, baby/babies, knife/knives, man/men)

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Thanksgiving Dinner Problems


Thanksgiving Math Word Problems Powerpoint Lesson Plans

Students use addition and multiplication to solve these Thanksgiving dinner word problems. This activity involves money, so students are reviewing decimal points and place value as well.

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Fall Into Math Squares


Thanksgiving Math Addition and Subtraction Powerpoint Lesson Plans

Students have to solve addition and subtraction equations, using a fun fall puzzle style format. There are 5 puzzles in this set and a leaf worksheet for students to write their answers on.

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I feel so fortunate to have found your website and I have referred several of my co-workers to your website. Just for the month of January, there were three teachers displaying your book reports. I had the trophy reports, my neighbor to the left had the computer reports, and my neighbor to the right had the birthday cake reports. Thank you so very much for all of your work!

Name: Mary (Grade 4)
From: New York, U.S.A.


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I just wanted to say thank you for the most amazing teaching resources that I have ever come across in my thirty years of teaching. I have used many of your book report sets this year and my students absolutely loved them. What was particularly pleasing was seeing some of my reluctant readers (especially the boys) really wanting to read books and complete the activities. Keep up the great work!

Name: Margaret (Grade 5)
From: Victoria, Australia


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