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October Theme Units and Daily Themes

Pumpkins
Theme Unit

Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     One Very Good Day (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)


Pumpkin Cycle and Fun Chart
            "The Process of a Pumpkin" Single Poster


Cornucopia Bulletin Board
            "Cornucopia Cards" Bulletin Board


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     From a Plant to a Pumpkin (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)

Short Readers
     How Many Seeds Are In Your Pumpkin? (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)


Make a Daily Pumpkins Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Pumpkins Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     Jay's Perfect Pumpkin (Grade 1)
     Cary Had a Pumpkin Patch (Grades 1-2)
     Pumpkins (Grades 1-2)
     The Pumpkin Race (Grades 2-3)
     Henry Hardy's Rampaging Pumpkin (Grades 2-3)
     Pierce Waits in the Pumpkin Patch (Grades 3-4)
     Jamie's Dream (Grades 4-5)
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm (Grades 4-6)
     Alyssa's Giant Pumpkin (Grades 5-6)

Non-Fiction
     Pumpkin Facts and Fun (Grades 3-4)
     The Legend of Stingy Jack (Grades 5-7)


Book Units
    Chicken Said, "Cluck!" (Grades K-2)


Leveled Books
             A Perfect Pumpkin
             From Pumpkin to Jack-O-Lantern
             Pumpkins Mini Book
             Scarecrows Mini Book
            How a Pumpkin Grows
            Counting Pumpkins
            Pete's Pumpkin Seed


Glyphs
        Pumpkins Glyph


Compare and Contrast
        Food Traits: Compare and contrast a pumpkin and broccoli. (Grades 3-4)

Pumpkin Traits: Compares two familiar Halloween sights (Grades 5-6)



Books
            Pumpkin, Pumpkin, We Like Pumpkin! (Grades 2-4)
            Pumpkins (Grades 5-6)
            Punkin Chunkin' (Grades 5-6)


Reading Comprehensions - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     La calabaza perfecta de Jay (grade 1)
     Una fiesta de calabazas (grades 1-2)
     Datos divertidos sobre la calabaza (3º y 4º grado)

French
     La Fête de la Citrouille (grades 1-2)

German
     Kürbisparty (grades 1-2)


Things to Learn Bulletin Board
            "Let's Grow Together" Bulletin Board


Pumpkin Templates
            Fashion a Face


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
            A Pumpkin Play
     Pumpkins All Around (Grades 1-2)
     I Want to Be a Jack-O-Lantern (Grades 2-3)


Card Game
            Pumpkin Patch Pick Card Game


Funda-blanks
     Sky Pumpkin (grades 1-2)
     The Pumpkin Farmer (grades 2-3)
     The Pumpkin Patch (grades 2-3)
     The Smallest Patch (grades 2-3)


Math Printables
     Pumpkins Math Word Problems (Grades 1-2)
     Pumpkins Math Word Problems (Grades 3-4)
     Pumpkins Math Word Problems (Grades 5-6)


Finish the Story
     My Story: Growing Up as a Seed (Grades 2-3)
     The Great Pumpkin Caper (Grades 2-3)
     Patty the Pumpkin Discovers Halloween (Grades 2-4)
     Itchy Witchy and the Giant Pumpkins (Grades 3-4)
     Jumping Jack (Grades 3-4)
     Paul and Paula's Pumpkin Puzzle (Grades 3-6)


Draw and Write
             Pumpkins Draw and Writes


Story Starters
     Pumpkins Story Starter Printables


Art Project
   Pumpkin Face (Grades 1-3)
     Art Project: Design jack o lantern faces (PDF file)


Conversations (foreign languages)
Spanish
     Pumpkins All Around - Spanish and English
     I Want to Be a Jack-O-Lantern - Spanish and English
French
     I Want to Be a Jack-O-Lantern - French and English
German
     I Want to Be a Jack-O-Lantern - German and English
Italian
     Pumpkins All Around - Italian and English
     I Want to Be a Jack-O-Lantern - Italian and English


More Activities and Printables
        
Pumpkin Patch


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