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Animals A to Z Activity: Turkey

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Animals A to Z

Education World's Animals A to Z printable activity pages are designed for weekly use with students in grade 2-4. Students learn interesting facts about animals they know (and some animals they don't know) as they reinforce basic skills of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.

 

These work sheets are also excellent test-preparation tools. The skills emphasized in the series are those found on all standardized tests in grades 2 and 3: simple word usage, end-of-sentence punctuation, comma placement in a series, basic spelling, and others. The skills do not include the appropriate use of apostrophes (except in contractions) and more advanced skills. If you want editing activities that include those skills, be sure to see our daily Every-Day Edit series.

For more information about this series, or for ideas for using it, be sure to see the Ideas for Using Animals A to Z page.

Note: At first, these activities might be challenging for your students. That's not a bad thing! Encourage them to keep at it. Go over the activities as a class. If students stick to it, they will get better at finding all ten errors on each work sheet. They'll be developing the skills that they will encounter on standardized tests too!
 

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For more information about this series, or for ideas for using it in the classroom, be sure to see Ideas for Using Animals A to Z.

If you would like to share a photo of this animal with your students, we suggest you search the Google Image Library; it is an excellent source of animal photos. And EnchantedLearning.com offers coloring pages related to all of our Animals A to Z animals.

Activity Key

Uncorrected Text

  • A turkey raised for food weighs twice as much is a wild turkey.
  • Wild turkeys can fly, but turkeys raised for food are to heavy to fly.
  • Wild turkeys eat food such as acorns, seeds insects and berrys.
  • Wild turkeys sleeps in the low branches of trees.
  • A female turkey lays about 18 egg at a time chicks hatch in one month.
  • The skin on a wild turkey's throat can change color. It change from gray to shades of red, white and blue wen the turkey is in danger.

Answer Key

  • A turkey raised for food weighs twice as much as a wild turkey.
  • Wild turkeys can fly, but turkeys raised for food are too heavy to fly.
  • Wild turkeys eat food such as acorns, seeds, insects and berries.
  • Wild turkeys sleep in the low branches of trees.
  • A female turkey lays about 18 eggs at a time. Chicks hatch in one month.
  • The skin on a wild turkey's throat can change color. It changes from gray to shades of red, white and blue when the turkey is in danger.

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