This product goes along with the book "Pumpkin Fiesta", by Caryn Yacowitz. In the story, Foolish Fernando learns an important lesson when he breaks the rules in order to win a pumpkin contest and the local village fiesta. This book study contains the following components:
**Review Quiz - answer key included
**Glossary Page - The students will make a glossary based on some of the vocabulary words from the book. They can look the words up in a dictionary, online dictionary resource, or they can be discussed with the class/reading group.
**Vocabulary Review Quiz
**Making Predictions - The students will make predictions about what they think will happen in the story and confirm them as they read it.
**Sequencing Strips - The students will glue events from the story in the order that they happened.
**Word Sort - The students will take words from the story and create their own categories. Some examples could include: parts of speech, common/proper nouns, words that fit each character, beginning/middle/end of the dictionary, etc. You can also let the students be creative and use the blank cards to create their own categories.