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This TopicQuest was designed for Mrs. Angela's Kindegarden Class at Cook County Primary by Ashley Bulloch, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher.


Introduction
Fall is now here. It is one of our four seasons.
Many fun things happen during this season.
In Fall the leaves change colors, time changes,
and we celebrate Columbus day, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.
On this website you can learn about each of these things
that happen during Fall.



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pleaf2.gif - 5.1 K Leaves begin to change colors during the season of Fall. The change in colors are very beautiful.  Visit this website to learn what makes the leaves change colors.
clock The days seem to get shorter during this season and that is because of Daylight Savings Time. Can you tell me when time changes this year?
The image “http://www.valdosta.edu/%7Ecmgilmor/hallkids.gif” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors. Halloween is a fun time of the year. During Halloween you may go trick-or-treating so visit this wesite for saftey tips.
pumpkin Pumpkins are harvested this time of year, normally close to Halloween.  They can also be made into jack-o-lanterns and you can visit these websites to learn more.
cornucopia Thanksgiving is not only a holiday from school but it is also a holiday that is celebrated across the country. Turkey may be served to eat on this day. Who proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day?


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Mission Activity
Now that you have learned about Fall it is time for some fun!! Pretend that you are a farmer and you have a pumpkin patch. Before you continue, go to the website about pumpkins and refresh your memory about what they look like and  unusual facts. It is time to harvest your pumpkins.  You are going to make your pumpkin using a paper plate and contruction paper.
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Mission Steps
1) Take one piece of orange construction paper and tear into smaller pieces
2) Take the small pieces and glue them onto the paper plate
3) Make sure to cover the front of the plate with orange
4) Cut out of the green construction paper a rectangle using scissors
5) Glue the green rectangle on to the top of the plate
NOW YOU HAVE A PUMPKIN FROM YOUR PATCH!!
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On the back of your pumpkins answer the
2 following questions about pumkins:
1.) What color are pumkins?
2.)Before the pilgrams came who ate pumkins?

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