These three worksheets are great for extra practice with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing rational numbers (integers, fractions, mixed numbers...no decimals). The Thanksgiving theme is appropriate for November, but these worksheets can be enjoyed all autumn long. Use during class, assign as homework, or leave for a substitute.
Students simplify expressions, then match the given letter with their answer to uncover the answer to riddles such this one:
Q: "Why did the Pilgrims want to sail to the New World in the spring?"
A: "Because April showers bring Mayflowers!"
The first worksheet asks students to add and subtract integers (no fractions).
The second worksheet uses multiplication of rational numbers (including integers, fractions, and mixed numbers).
The third worksheet uses division of rational numbers (including integers, fractions, and mixed numbers).
Answer keys are provided.