Hot Weather, Rain Mean Fewer Pumpkins

Young scholars share their knowledge of pumpkins, then read a news article about how hot weather and rain are affecting the pumpkin crop. In this agriculture and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and analyze supply and demand. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2007
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