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  • Here is a web of the different areas in a curriculum that pumpkins could be used as a theme in.
  • Pumpkins

    1. 1. Jennifer White<br />CI 350-105<br />Pumpkins<br />
    2. 2. Ways to use pumpkins…<br />
    3. 3. Subjects to use pumpkins in…<br />Science<br /><ul><li>Life cycle
    4. 4. Parts of a pumpkin plant</li></li></ul><li>Ideas for Science…<br />Carve out pumpkins<br />Create a chart with findings and label<br />Children can make a book about the parts of a pumpkin.<br />Awesome !!<br />idea<br />
    5. 5. Subjects to use pumpkins in…<br />Math<br /><ul><li>Measuring</li></ul>Weighing<br /><ul><li>Addition</li></ul>Subtraction<br /><ul><li>Multiply</li></li></ul><li>Ways to incorporate math…<br />Estimating with pumpkin seeds<br />Measuring with tape measure<br />Create mathematical problems <br /> using pumpkins or seeds<br />How many seeds will there be???<br />
    6. 6. Subjects to use pumpkins in…<br />Language<br />Vocabulary words<br /><ul><li>Phonemic awareness</li></ul>Spelling<br /><ul><li>Writing skills (grammar)</li></li></ul><li>Ways to incorporate Language arts…<br />Pumpkin hide and seek…<br /> Write words on one pumpkin definitions on other, student must fins and pair them up.<br />
    7. 7. Subjects to use pumpkins in…<br />Reading<br />Comprehension<br />Skills<br />Creative thinking<br />
    8. 8. Helpful resources…<br />Story books<br />Counting books<br />Science projects<br />Language arts: Vocabulary<br /> find these at… http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Pumpkins/<br />
    9. 9. Extra resources….<br />http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson323.shtml<br />Lesson plan ideas<br />http://www.puzzlemakers.com<br />Kids page to create puzzle with vocab words<br />http://www.chias.org/www/edu/mitc/wkshp/pumpkin/pumpkin.html<br />Great little extra ideas <br />

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