Turkey Touchdown

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Touchdown! A Thanksgiving Day, football-themed learning game challenges mathematicians to answer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. After five correct answers, players aim and kick a field goal before the next level begins. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Make the game part of math rotations—depending on a small group's abilities, direct them to choose which level and operation to play 
  • Have scratch paper or manipulatives ready for those that would benefit from using it 
  • Encourage learners to play the game while at home over the holiday break 
Classroom Considerations

  • Thanksgiving takes place on the last Thursday in November 
  • Pupils should be familiar with basic operations—addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division 
Pros

  • The game is customizable—choose from three levels of difficulty—easy, medium, and hard
  • Comes equipped with engaging graphics and sound effects
Cons

  • None