Are you teaching about pumpkins & Common Core this school year? Well this 27 page pumpkin unit is geared toward science/literary activities is a perfect supplement to your informational text requirements.
The Pumpkin Palooza Life Cycle Unit includes:
*science notes & recommended books/links for teaching
*vibrant vocabulary cards
*graphic organizers to deepen comprehension
*parts of a pumpkin(diagram)
*life cycle of a pumpkin (flow map)
*paper plate pumpkin life cycle (craftivity)
*song on the pumpkin life cycle
*science experiment on germinating pumpkin seeds
Aligns to Common Core and the National Science Standards. This life cycle unit will work well for grades K-4:
*RI.K.7. With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations & the text in which they appear
*RI.1.7. Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
*RI.2.7. Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
*RI.3.7. Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text
*RI.4.3 Explain, ideas, or concepts in scientific text, including what happened & why based on information in the text.