October 2017

How Do You Grow A GIANT Pumpkin?

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Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Make Jack-O’-Lanterns!

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Videos (2)

Games (1)


Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will learn about giant pumpkins and how they grow.


National Science Standard:

Characteristics of organisms; life cycle of organisms


Next Generation Science Standard:

LS2.A Interdependent relationships in ecosystems



SL.1.2, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.8, RI.1.10, L.1.2.b