Students read a classic short story of generosity and gluttony, then research and discuss health issues from the story and their own lives. A cornucopia of science, literature, and writing ideas, ideal for middle school or advanced upper elementary.
"Mrs. Smith made pumpkin pies to sell at the church bake sale. She made six pumpkin pies, and sold them for $4.33 each. How much money did she make from the sale of the pies?" Five pages; four problems per page.
Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. A mischievous puppy helps his little girl to prepare for Thanksgiving and count her blessings.
What is a cornucopia? Learn about the history of the "horn of plenty" with this fact-filled reading comprehension. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
"Myron analyzed the caloric content of his Thanksgiving dinner for his science class. His serving of stuffing had 619 calories. His serving of pumpkin pie had 780 calories. His serving of turkey had 282 calories. How many calories were there in his stuffing and turkey combined?"
"Bud is helping his mother bake an apple pie for Thanksgiving dinner. He peels the apples. It takes him two minutes to peel an apple. How long does it take him to peel seven apples?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.