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This NCTM page allows users to download The "Talking Turkey" problem from Teaching Children Mathematics journal's regular department, "Problem Solvers." The activity provides opportunities for students to reason and communicate their thinking. Learners must help Sam determine how big a turkey his family should buy for this Thanksgiving’s feast. He finds some “rules of thumb” for buying turkeys but must make decisions based on his family's eating preferences for turkey.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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  • Grade 1
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English

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