This "All About Pumpkins" Mini Unit is such a fun way to welcome fall into your classroom! This Halloween-free resource is full of engaging, fun activities to help your students understand the life cycle of pumpkins. They will investigate pumpkins using their five senses, learn pumpkin-themed vocabulary, sequence pictures and sentences about the pumpkin life cycle, and write about pumpkins using descriptive words.
This unit was created for second graders, but could easily be adapted for first or third grade!
All About Pumpkins – KWL Chart – p. 5
All About Pumpkins – Can, Have, Are Chart – p. 6
Pumpkin Life Cycle Vocabulary Cards – p. 7-8
How a Pumpkin Grows – student booklet printables – p. 9-17
Pumpkin Life Cycle Pages – p.18-20
Life Cycle Color, Cut, and Paste – p. 21-22 (Answer Key Included)
Life Cycle of a Pumpkin Sequencing Activity – p. 23-25 (Photo Included)
Pumpkin Writing Prompts (3) – p. 26-28
Pumpkin Word Search – p. 29
Pumpkin ABC Order – p. 30
Pumpkin Acrostic Poem – p. 31-33 (Sample page included)
Pumpkin Making Words Activity – p. 34
Describing a Pumpkin with my Five Senses Activity Page – p. 35
Pumpkin Investigation – p. 36