Thursday, October 22, 2009

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

This week we have been doing pumpkin themed activities and learning about the lifecycle of a pumpkin.  We read the books Pumpkins by Gail Gibbons and It’s Pumpkin Time by Zoe Hall and practiced sequencing and writing about how pumpkins grow.  We have also . . .        

made pumpkin patterns (AB, ABC, AAB, ABB)CIMG1276

used letter tiles to make short vowel words CIMG1296

put our sight words in ABC order on the pumpkin vine (even going to the second letter on some words)CIMG1299

listened to The Runaway Pumpkin by Kevin Lewis CIMG1282

and sorted and wrote short vowel wordsCIMG1287

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