Halloween Pumpkin Investigation

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Pumpkins with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles are a sure sign of the Halloween season.
But what do we know about an integral part of Halloween festivities?
🎃 Why are carved pumpkins called Jack O'Lantern?
🎃 Who is Jack? Why Carved Pumpkins?
🎃 What to know the history of Jack O'Lantern?



Instructions

👉This original content is starting with Video-Assisted Learning (myViewBoard Clips) to help build background and knowledge about the history of Jack O'Lantern.

👉Next, it’s Pumpkin Time!!! We are gearing up for engaging learning all about pumpkins.
These activity sheets will take you through the life cycle of a pumpkin, exploring the parts of a pumpkin and inside of a pumpkin.

👉Then, describing the inside and the outside of a pumpkin by using the Five-Senses Anchor Chart.

👉After that, students will take a picture of a pumpkin and throw it to the Whiteboard.
They will start to explore various science, math, and language art concepts activities in the classroom: what is the size of your pumpkin?
How many seeds, lines are in the pumpkin? Whether a pumpkin sinks or floats when placed in water.
Describe your pumpkin and draw your Jack O'Lantern face!

👉Last, using story mind map- 5W’s method to let students organize thoughts for showing their comprehension of the story.


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