Turkey Trouble Activities

Gobble up engaged learning with Turkey Trouble activities! It’s a feathered learning adventure with a Novel Effect soundscape – gobble-tastic fun! 

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36 pages

Grades PreK-3


Our Turkey Trouble activities will have everyone gobbling up the fun this Thanksgiving! Discover a cornucopia of educational excitement your students will love. Here’s a turkey-tastic pack of printables that make Turkey Trouble a feathered-fun classroom adventure.

Focus on literacy and math skills while embedding a joyful read-aloud with fun activities. Engage students in thoughtful discussions and critical thinking about the beginning, middle, and end of the book with our reading and comprehension prompts. The included writing prompts help you develop writing skills while students make an acrostic poem. Let’s not forget those math skills! With or without regrouping, our activities cater to a variety of math levels, from simple addition within 10 to more complicated calculations within 100.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Write sentences.
  • Complete an acrostic poem.
  • Respond to writing prompts.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts/
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills with included whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills with included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • Add within 10.
  • Add within 20.
  • Add within 100 with and without regrouping.
  • Multiply single digit numbers.
  • Multiply single and double digit numbers.
  • Make a turkey by tracing. 
  • Assess comprehension with digital tools. 

Get your thankful readers laughing and learning this Thanksgiving with turkey-riffic fun!

💙 Ready to gobble up more read-aloud engagement? Feast your eyes on these delicious ideas that keep students happily learning. 

💙After you’ve gobbled up the Turkey Trouble activities, trot to your Novel Effect app and read the book with the soundscape in your Novel Effect app!

About the Book

Turkey's in trouble...the kind where it's almost Thanksgiving and you're the main course. But Turkey's got an idea. What if he doesn't look like a turkey? Could he look like another animal instead? With many hilarious attempts, Turkey comes up with the perfect disguise for Thanksgiving! 

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