Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Writing

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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a pumpkin patch writing and activity resource that will help you prepare your students for a trip to the pumpkin patch? Maybe you are just looking for a versatile resource for teaching all about pumpkins. This packet will help you to divide the field trip experience into before, during, and after the pumpkin patch trip with fun and meaningful activities for either a field trip or in-class activities.

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Why You Need This Resource:

Learning about pumpkin lifecycles helps your students learn observation skills, plant life cycles, sequencing, drawing, reading and writing (with support if needed).

What is Included:

Before the Trip:

  • predicting through drawing/writing
  • journal prompts (before)
  • comparing apples to pumpkins
  • pumpkin vocabulary
  • parts of a pumpkin
  • pumpkin life cycle steps (project onto a screen to read or create books, hands-on activities: color, cut, glue)

During the Trip (or in class with a pumpkin):

  • pumpkin observations

After the Trip:

  • journal prompts (after)
  • make a reflection book
  • how to carve a pumpkin sequencing with 3 different options depending on the skill level of students

Full color and printer-friendly black and white options.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.


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