Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

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Adapted from Pumpkin Pumpkin by Jean Titherington, this book allows the children to re-create the sequence of the life cycle of a pumpkin. The children use collage and coloring to illustrate this delightful informational book. Great during October!

Included is a writing journal!
Your students can write the steps in the sequence of How To Grow A Pumpkin. These journals are half-sheets of paper with one set having a blank for beginner writers to fill in with one word. The other set has lines for the more experienced writers to describe the steps in complete sentences.

Your students can create their own copies of this book!
The children create a page a day, using the collage technique.  The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper.  Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners.  All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages.  The rest is up to the children!  Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!  



There is at least one word on each page for the students to write.  We sound the word out together as a class and then the children can copy it from the board or try sounding it out themselves. 



When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program.  The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!

More October resources:
October Spell Out
Pumpkin Pumpkin What Do You See?
Pumpkin Song Sheet

Just what is a KinderLit book?
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Life Cycle of a Pumpkin by KinderLit is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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Total Pages
24
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