Fall Season Science Unit - Reading & Writing Activities - Pumpkins Leaves Apples

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Such a fun and engaging product that I was easily able to differentiate and modify when needed. Lots of visuals to support all learners! My kids loved the activities!
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Do you need lesson ideas and activities for your fall unit? Make learning all about fall fun with these engaging hands-on non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities! This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension, and learn interesting facts about pumpkins, apples, and leaves this fall season.

⭐ Create anchor charts to lead your lessons and use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom.

⭐ Students will discover about autumn by reading captivating non-fiction text that is written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities.

What you get in this 200+ page All About Fall unit:

  • Visual activity instructions for your lessons
  • Non-fiction children’s book list about fall to use for your project
  • Know, Wonder, Learn (KWL) & Schema activities with anchor chart headers
  • Vocabulary and fact posters with real photographs
  • Vocabulary activities – matching & cards
  • Fact sorting and recording pages
  • Labeled diagrams of a leaf, apple, and pumpkin
  • Printable booklets for kids to fill-in, read, and draw
  • Life cycle of a pumpkin with anchor chart headers, activities, and mini books
  • Fall photo analysis
  • Differentiated writing prompts
  • Pumpkin directed drawing
  • Fall writing and craft
  • Research report booklet and writing paper
  • Compare & contrast autumn to spring on a Venn Diagram
  • Fall observation journal
  • 3 fall experiments

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!**

Why You Need the All About Fall unit:

  • This unit provides several activities and template choices making it easy to differentiate and meet the needs of your students.
  • Real facts are presented to your students in a fun, engaging way with photographs to keep them focused and excited to learn more.
  • This resource helps you facilitate meaningful lessons and discussions about fall themes to enhance understanding of related vocabulary and facts.
  • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the included stories and ELA activities.
  • Easily display, teach, and organize the facts and vocabulary for this unit with the easy-to-print anchor chart pieces.
  • Use the included tools to facilitate a fun fall research project!

The best part? This resource saves you time as it comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about fall.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kristie S. says,” this resource is AMAZING with all of the beautiful pictures and "different" ideas that are not the usual norm!! I LOVE IT!!!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kirstie B. says, “I highly recommend this resource. It is literacy heavy and great for descriptive writing. It has great science experiments that get students observing and predicting what will happen next.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jennifer M. says, “My students love the resource. I'm sorry I didn't buy all 4. It is engaging, organized and fits cross-curricular. We spread the resource over a few weeks, go outside and investigate and enjoy the experiments. Thank you!”


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The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

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