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Nov 5, 2011

What's for Thanksgiving Dinner?

What is for Thanksgiving Dinner? Will it be Roasted Turkey or Egg Foo Yong?

Inspired by the song "Albuquerque Turkey", I created a cute Thanksgiving Place Value and Greater Than, Less Than, and Equal To math activity .  Students will use my thanksgiving-themed cards with tens and ones blocks to identify numbers and determine which is greater. If Albuquerque Turkey has a number that is greater than or equal to the pilgrims' number, he wins and egg foo yong will be served for dinner. If the Pilgrims have the greater number, Poor Albuquerque Turkey will BECOME Thanksgiving dinner.  
I plan to use this activity for whole group instruction using my elmo and projector and then througout the month as a math center.  Both the lyrics to Albuquerque Turkey and tens and ones blocks are included in this 30 page pdf file available at my TPT store.

Click here for your FREE copy of the Albuquerque Turkey lyrics.


  1. I LOVE this book! Thank you for making something to go with it.

    2B Honey Bunch

  2. You are so creative! And generous with the freebies :) I nominated you for the Blog on Fire Award, head over to my site to claim it!

  3. I wasn't familiar with the song, but love, love, love this packet. Your work is so professional. The colors and font choice are just perfect.

    There's only one thing not perfect--me. I just haven't been able to wrap my head around the directions and how they apply to the different sets of cards. Do you, by any chance, have a more detailed set of directions posted anywhere?

    Thank you again for sharing such a beautifully done packet!


  4. Cute - I'm a new follower! Can't wait to check things out!

    Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade