Apples are a wonderful, familiar, fall topic to cover in the elementary grade levels. This unit provides activities across all subject levels and varying abilities. Students will enjoy the hands on approach to investigating apples and the man that is famous for planting apple seeds. The following activities are included in this unit:
1. Activities for 10 Apples Up on Top by: Dr. Seuss
a. How Many Apples Up on Top? Apple Counting Book
b. Class Big Book-We Have 10 Apples Up on Top!
c. Apple Number Match
d. “-Op” Family Word Sort
2. An Apple for Me Emergent Reader
3. Parts of an Apple
4. Life Cycle of an Apple
5. Seasons of an Apple Tree Mini Book
6. Apple Investigations
a. My Apple
e. Sink or Float
f. Taste Test
7. Which Apple was your favorite? Class Graph
8. Apple Pattern Prints
9. Apple Venn Diagram (red vs. green)
10. Apple Bubble Map
11. Johnny Appleseed
a. Lesson Introduction
b. Johnny Appleseed Fact Bubble Map
c. What other types of fruits grow on trees?
d. What are some ways we can enjoy apples?
e. What is your favorite way to eat an apple?
f. Crockpot Apple sauce recipe, survey, and parent note