Good for special education, speech-language therapy, differentiated classroom teaching.
There are guided reading questions, discussions, and activities for 5 days. There are differentiated comprehension questions for 5 levels of narrative development.
compare/contrast items in the story
sequence the story
sequence the life cycle of the pumpkin
sequence carving a pumpkin
re-tell the story
sort words and actions according to the characters
draw pumpkin faces with different emotions and describe them
make a pumpkin book
write a book report (with words or pictures)
Activities and questions are aligned with the CCSS.
There are pages of visual cues and picture symbols for communicating ad writing, and a 6 step pumpkin growth cycle on 3 full-page posters for the classroom.
Good for teacher reading to classes 1-3; can be used with older students in special education
You might like my other primary book adaptations:
The Tiny Seed
or for winter, The Snowy Day
I also have materials for Strega Nona, Gregory the Terrible Eater, and more.