If you're looking for Pumpkin thematic resources, this bundle of writing activities, life cycle of a pumpkin, and how to carve a pumpkin activities will make a great addition to your fall unit. Great for centers, whole group exploration activities, and writing lessons!
How to Carve a Pumpkin:
Get ready for fall and pumpkin season with this fun how-to procedural writing task. This differentiated sequencing activity requires students to sequence and write about the steps to carve a pumpkin or jack o lantern. With a variety of vocabulary, cut and paste, and booklet activities included, you'll be able to choose the version that works just right for your students!
This resource includes:
*Pumpkin carving vocabulary cards
*4 step color picture sequencing (great for a jack-o-lantern-sequencing center)
*How to Carve a Pumpkin or How To Make A Jack-o-lantern write and draw OR cut and glue to sequence (this is offered in 4 or 8 steps).
*Procedural writing booklet for students to write in 4-8 steps how to carve a pumpkin or make a jack o lantern.
If you're teaching about pumpkin life cycle or pumpkin observations this fall, this cut and paste emergent reader and life cycle sequencing page may be just what your kindergarten or first graders need! The included science observation exploration with dissolving candy pumpkins make for a fun way to practice observations this autumn.
*Pumpkin observation page (5 senses)
*Pumpkin estimation page (2 versions) for pumpkin carving
*Pumpkin life cycle emergent reader (students can draw a picture to match the words, cut and paste the blackline pieces, or cut and paste the colored pages.
*Pumpkin life cycle one page sequencing page (use the color or blackline cut and paste pieces)
*Disappearing Pumpkin science observation exploration booklet and directions.
Fall is pumpkin season! This autumn, engage your kindergarten, first, or second graders with pumpkin writing activities for writing lessons or centers. Narrative, Informational, Opinion writing, and a Shape Poem template will help motivate and guide your students to write! Includes planning pages and checklists for writing too, so students can become increasingly independent.
*2 Planning organizers
*2 Line sizes for writing pages
*Opinion writing checklist (filled in and blank version so you can write your own goals)
*4 Narrative writing prompts
*4 choices for planning pages
*Book writing template (guide words for story parts and first,next, then, finally)
*Narrative writing checklist (filled in and blank version so you can write your own goals)
Research/ Informational Writing
*Can, Have, Art Organizer
*writing pages in 2 line sizes
*Report Writing Checklist
*Make a List template
*2 choices for pumpkin shape poem (offered with trace directions and write around the lines directions