A cross-curricular thematic unit with 50 plus pages for Language Arts, Math, Science, and Arts/Crafts. Based on an original story about a child watching the seasonal changes of her Grandma Charlotte's apple tree, culminating with the harvesting of the apples! Over 35 lessons with activities, games, realistic-looking money, worksheets, booklets, bulletin board ideas, and class research projects, all reproducible and adaptable to your classroom needs. K-2. Includes the following lessons and MANY more: vocabulary development, rhyming, reading and comprehension strategies embedded with critical thinking skills, following directions, creative writing, patterning, positional words, sequencing, estimation, money problems/games, greater than/less than, word problems and assessment opportunities based on math standards and CRCT assessment format, seasons, living/non-living, cooking. Pages included for teacher-generated ideas.