Are you a 2nd or 3rd grade teacher looking for a FREE Thanksgiving math activity to use this November? Try this fall math challenge!
This “Leaf Piles” math activity is perfect for your advanced 2nd and 3rd graders. You can use this math printable for math centers, homework, problem of the week, a whole class number talk, a small group math assignment, enrichment contracts, or as a Thanksgiving center activity.
It’s FUN for kids and NO PREP for you!
This November math freebie includes a math challenge problem focused on adding one and two-digit numbers, and logical thinking. Students are given the total number of leaf piles and are then asked to determine the number of piles each person raked using 3 mathematical clues.
Students love the fun Thanksgiving/fall theme, and you’ll love how engaged they are with addition & problem solving.
The math printables also include a lined page for students to write about how they solved the problem + an answer key so you don’t have to think too hard about it. Just print and go!
If you’re short on time, you can even project the math problem onto your screen or white board instead of using printed copies. Then have students work it out on white boards. Just click Ctrl+L to display the problem page and you’re all set.
A fun Thanksgiving number talk is ready in seconds!
Happy November Super Teacher,