Please be sure to check out the supplemental resources for teachers to use in conjunction with these texts. There are videos to serve as hooks/activators for the read aloud or to serve as background knowledge-building resources and/or inspiration for our Mableton Jaguar Scholars during their aligned STEAM Challenges. There are also additional fiction and informational texts listed you can check out as well as the emoji book reviews available for each grade level.
This is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores a science experiment to find out just how many seeds are in different sized pumpkins. Along with learning fun facts about pumpkins, this text helps students explore skip counting and estimation!
Photography by Shumel Thaler, Story by George Levenson
It's pumpkin seeds to pumpkins to pumpkin seeds again! This treat of a picture book comes cloaked in the colors of fall. Told in rhythmic verse and through beautiful photographs, this story shows how a backyard pumpkin patch moves through its natural life cycle; seeds sprouting, flowers blooming, bees buzzing, pumpkins growing . . .and then going back to earth.
Be sure to check out the author's note, which explains how to grow your own pumpkin!
"How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?"
"The Perfectly Imperfect Pumpkin"
"Apples and Pumpkins"
"The Pumpkin Patch"
"The Perfect Pumpkin"
Learn to bake a pumpkin pie below!
Take a virtual tour of Burt's Pumpkin Farm in Dawnsonville, GA!