October Task Card Centers include 7 Learning Centers across all subject areas: math, science, social studies, language arts, writing, art, and technology.
Different options for setting up and effectively using and monitoring centers in the classroom are provided with the Using Center guide. There are also center labels for each subject (see preview) and a center checklist to monitor student completion. Task cards for each center provide student-friendly directions and a material list for teachers. Materials and set-up are minimal.
Students will enjoy exploring the following centers:
Math: Pumpkin Measurements - Students will be finding measurements of 2 different pumpkins including: length, width, circumference, weight, and estimating skills. A Pumpkin Measurement worksheet is included to record data.
Science: Green Slime Experiment - students will explore the interesting green slime substance to determine which state of matter it is. They will use the Green Slime Experiment Worksheet to predict, test the slime, record data, and write their conclusion.
Social Studies: Columbus Day Web Quest - Using the Internet, students will research questions provided on the Columbus Day Web Quest Worksheet to learn more about who Christopher Columbus was and the importance of Columbus Day.
Language Arts: Parts of Speech Tree - Students will cut out leaves with different words and glue them on the correct branch of the Parts of Speech Tree Worksheet. They will work on identifying nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs and will also create their own words to sort.
Writing: Candy Invention - Students will use creative thinking and writing skills to invent their own candy creation. They will name and illustrate their candy, describe the details, determine the cost and where it will be sold. Students will write about their candy on the Candy Invention Writing Worksheet.
Art: Paper Pumpkins - Step by step instructions and a Paper Pumpkin Example picture are included for students to create their own Paper 3D pumpkins.
Technology: Fall Games - Students will explore Fall games, and puzzles using a link provided to specific games on the Internet.
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~ Created by Kara Kruchinski