Remember Our Soldiers
Materials for experiential,active learners
Mrs. Portulaca Purpilopilis
and the Purple Adventure Goggles
Facts to Wow your Friends!(Check out for April: Earth Day,Arbor Day, Oceans, Dirt, Shakespeare and Books!
(New: Sample Iditarod Webquest!)
History For Kids
Tween Tribune-News Stories for Student
DogoNews: Fodder for Young Minds
Time for Kids-Around the World
BBC Website for Kids
PUMPKIN PATCH FUN!
LEARN ABOUT PUMPKINS WITH THIS FUN CYBERHUNT!
1. The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for "large melon" which is "pepon." The French turned the word into "pompon." The English changed "pompon" to "Pumpion". What are three popular stories where pumpkins are mentioned? ____________ , _______________ and _____________ Find the answer at this site:http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/history.html
2. Pumpkins are in the same family which includes squash and cucumbers. They are considered a fruit and not a vegetable. Pumpkins date back to 7000 to 5500 BC , to the Central American country of _________________. Where is the the self proclaimed "Pumpkin Capital of the World"?________________ Which company that makes lots of canned pumpkin is found in this city?_________________Find the answers at this site:Pumpkin Nook.
Check out the entire Pumpkin Webquest with seven informative text webquestions and five extension activities at my TpT Store:Pumpkin Fun: Informativwe Webquest and extension activities
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