This super fun activity is a great way to teach the concept of doubles facts to 1st and 2nd graders. It allows students to be
creative while learning a strategy that helps build number sense and basic math skills. This Doubles Facts Turkey handout aligns with Common Core Math Standards in that it extends and builds
fluency with addition and subtraction and encourages students to represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
“”Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving” by Lois Dave Pilkey is a fantastic book to read to students to activate their creative thinking in order to create wonderful turkeys!
Included in this activity are:
1 grading rubric
1 student instruction sheet
1 teacher model page that can be used as a way to differentiate instruction
1 student turkey sheet to create their own turkey