Thanksgiving is an exciting time in the classroom! Thanksgiving allows students to practice important skills in a new and different way. Students look forward to Thankgiving-help them to celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy Thanksgiving centers and activities aligned to the common core all month!
This Thanksgiving Pack Includes:
Thanksgiving Math Centers/Activities:
Thanksgiving Ordering and Sorting: students can order Thanksgiving turkeys from 1-120 (counting by 1s, 2s, 5s, or 10s,) sort Thanksgiving turkeys into odd and even numbers, and sort Thanksgiving turkeys into less than and greater than 60. Printables for each of these centers to help hold students accountable for their Thanksgiving center work as well as to help the teacher check for understanding of each of the concepts listed above.
Thanksgiving Addition and Subtraction: Adding 2 and 3 addends to find a given sum. Or subtracting 2 numbers to find that given sum. Students will add or subtract numbers. Printables to check for understanding and to help hold students accountable for this Thanksgiving center.
Thanksgiving Number Sort and Recognition. Students will match numbers, number words, to base 10 blocks, and to expanded form. This helps students to truly understand each numbers value and gain a deeper understanding of numbers.
Thanksgiving Making Words Center/Activity: Students use the word "Turkeys" to see how many individual words they can create.
Thanksgiving Mystery Picture to help students practice recognizing numbers 1-120 on a number grid.
Thanksgiving Roll, Add, and Color games with 2 and 3 dice versions.
Thanksgiving Writing Centers/Activities: Several Thanksgiving writing prompts. Including: I am thankful for, On Thanksgiving using your senses writing, and On Thanksgiving Sequencing.
This Thanksgiving product was made with my first graders and is aligned to the Common Core:
1.NBT.A.1.Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120.
1.NBT.B.2b The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
1.OA.B.4 Understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem.
1.OA.C.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.
Many of the skills and standards covered in this Thanksgiving Pack can also be used for Kindergarten:
K.CC.A.1 Count to 100 by ones and tens.
K.CC.A.2 Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1.)
K.NBT.A.1 Compose and decompose numbers
K.OA.A.3 Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way.
K.OA.A.4 For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number.
This pack was made for my first graders, but many of the activities are appropriate for grades K-2 and home school. Please email me with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by!
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