This is a story study of the book Pumpkin Fiesta by Caryn Yacowitz. The activities include text-based questions, a writing "How-To" story, a word study on antonyms, a Grammar page for Proper Nouns, a sequencing activity and a close-read character activity. All of the activities are linked to the common core standards. A rubric is included for the students to evaluate themselves. It can be used at centers or whole group.
Also included: Text-Talk cards for discussion