From Seed to Pumpkin 2 Day Lesson Plan for First Grade Journeys
and How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? 3 Day Lesson Plan (1 week plan)
Anchor charts to make as a class
K-W-L, Topic Sentence/Detail Sentence, Estimates
Posters for Informational Text, Summarize , Monitor/Clarify,
Text to Text, Text to Self, and Text to World
1, 10, 100 sorting mat
Plans can be used as student read text or as teacher read aloud. Both stories complement each other From Seed to Pumpkin by Wendy Pfeffer is an Informational Text, How Many seeds in a pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara is realistic fiction.
Lessons were specially created to engage all students, all lessons are strictly pumpkin related, no Halloween references (in case this is an issue -- as it is for me!)
Estimation activity and of course... counting pumpkin seeds. Links to how to roast pumpkin seeds, too!
**** From Seed to Pumpkin plans are adapted by Kim Lander, they are loosely guided by the Lesson Plans provided by the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys Teacher's Edition ****
All supplemental materials are created by Kim Lander to support the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys lessons. All lessons meet ELA Common Core Standards as identified by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys.