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Pumpkins Unit

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4 MB|28 pages
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This unit integrates science into the ELA classroom by including topics like life cycle of a pumpkin, photosynthesis, symbiotic relationships, and pollination. This unit also covers key ELA skills such as informative essay writing, compare, main idea and supporting details, context clues, analyzing text features, interpreting the text, and inferencing. The center activities cover narrative writing, and the word work activity covers some parts of speech, contractions and abbreviations.
This unit includes:
1. Cover Page
2. foldable Instructions
3. Article Number 1: The Life of a Pumpkin
4. Close read double entry journal for guided reading
5. Main Idea and Supporting Details Graphic Organizer for Guided Reading (There are three charts on the page, one for each section, and one for the entire article)
6. Pumpkins and Photosynthesis foldable for taking notes while close reading The Life of a Pumpkin
7. Symbiotic Relationship Interactive Notebook: This will help for pre-reading for article 2
8. Article Number 2: Pumpkins and Symbiotic Relationships
9. Close read double entry journal for guided reading
10. Main Idea and Supporting Details Graphic Organizer for Guided Reading, it contains three sections similar to the first main idea graphic organizer
11. Vocabulary foldable (this can be the vocabulary list for the two articles)
12. Pumpkin Farm Vocabulary Activity
13. Vocabulary Test
14. Writing Center Activity, includes an instruction sheet and writing template (2 page template for front and back copying or for front only for a display)
15. Word Work Center: Color by word code
16. Informative Essay Writing Prompt, I have included a template with a TIDE graphic organizer if you use SRSD, but I’ve also included a prompt with a blank place for pre-writing notes in case you use a different pre-writing graphic organizer
17. Sources used for information
18. Credit page

I have a Halloween pack available at my store as well. You can view it at the following link:
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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