This is a 5-7 day class shared research project on the life cycle of a pumpkin which integrates Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Science Common CORE Standards...and it's fun!
This unit is designed to introduce the idea of a shared research project, and guide students through the process together, in a simple way. It's flexible and allows the final project/report to be completed by making one class book, or individual student books.
Included in the unit are:
* A list of Common CORE Standards covered
* Day-by-day lesson plans
* Accompanying activities for students
* Cover page & report pages for final student/class product
* Fun pumpkin investigation page & instructions for last day of the unit
* Assessment rubric
* Example of final project
Your students will have a blast learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin, while conducting their very own research report!