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The Biggest Pumpkin Ever - Book Companion and Non-Fiction Pumpkin Unit

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Page 2-7 Picture sequencing cards for The Biggest Pumpkin Ever
Page 8-10 Text sequencing cards (coordinates with the picture cards)
You can use these two sets to play memory/concentration too!
Page 11-21 Story Comprehension SCOOT GAME
Includes:
All task cards (focus on comprehension)
Recording Sheets for the game
Answer Key for self checking
Detailed Instructions for play
(Scoot is a fun game that gets kids thinking and moving around the room-the scoot cards are also a great Literacy Center used on their own)

Page 22-25 Foldable/Graphic Organizer Mini Books
Includes 4 Different Graphic Organizer themes

Page 26 Word Building Printable
Page 27 Word Search Printable
Page 28 Writing Prompt
Page 29 Story Prediction Sheet (Use this before the first reading)

Page 30 NON FICTION SECTION OF THE UNIT

Page 31-37 How to Grow a Pumpkin Pocket Chart Cards for sequencing
Page 38 Pumpkins from the Inside
****Have a large pumpkin already cut cross section for the children to investigate
Page 39 Draw what the pumpkin looks like from the inside Printable
Page 40 Life Cycle of the Pumpkin Poster
Page 41-42 Life Cycle of the Pumpkin Printable with color, cut and glue.
Page 43 Observation and Adjectives Printable
Page 44 Comprehension Printable
Page 45 Comparing 2 Pumpkins *** You will need to have two pumpkins in the classroom for the children to compare. Get 2 pumpkins with distinctly different appearances.
Page 46 All About Seeds **After Roasting Seeds in the classroom, let the children taste them and then record their responses on this sheet.
Page 47 RECIPE FOR ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS
Directions: Seed the pumpkin
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Using a spoon, scrape the pulp and seeds out of your pumpkin into a bowl.
Clean the seeds: Separate the seeds from the stringy pulp, rinse the seeds in a colander under cold water, then shake dry.
Dry them: Spread the seeds in a single layer on an oiled baking sheet and roast 30 minutes to dry them out.
Page 48-57 I have Who has Card Game with sequencing of the life cycle
Page 58-61 Question of the Day cards for Non Fiction portion of the Pumpkin Unit
Includes Question headers and YES NO cards for children too put their name under when answering questions
Page 62-64 Journal for Pumpkin Seed Planting **at the start of the unit, let children each plant a pumpkin seed in a clear plastic cup. It is a super fun way to start out your PUMPKIN THEME activities. Then they can record their observations in the PUMPKIN JOURNAL daily and then take home their plant with the journal at the end of the month.
Large group cooperative sequencing activity

Get ready for December with this unit:
The Three Bears' Christmas
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The Biggest Pumpkin Ever - Book Companion and Non-Fiction
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever - Book Companion and Non-Fiction
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever - Book Companion and Non-Fiction
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever - Book Companion and Non-Fiction
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