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Teacher Workbooks

Language Arts Series


Internet Reading Comprehension
Pumpkins Theme, Vol. 1

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Table of Contents
Theme
Pumpkins 1-30
Answers 31

SKill
Internet Reading Comprehension 1-30
Answers 31

Standard
Students use a variety of technological and information
resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer
networks, video) to gather and synthesize information
and create and communicate knowledge 1-30
Answers 31

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin history.

1. Where did the term pumpkin originate?

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2. What is the Greek term for “large melon”?

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3. What did Native Americans make from dried pumpkin?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin history.

1. How long have pumpkins been referred to?

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2. In what play did Shakespeare refer to “pumpion”?

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3. What group is credited with changing the term pumpion into pumpkin?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin history.

1. What did Native Americans do with roasted strips of pumpkin?

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2. How did Native Americans arrange pumpkin strips to make maps?

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3. What did Native American colonists fill pumpkins with?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin history.

1. When do people carve Jack-O-Lanterns?

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2. Where did the idea of Jack-O-Lantern originate?

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3. What items are used in Ireland and Scotland that represent Jack-O-Lanterns?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on varieties.

1. Autumn Gold pumpkins are easy to grow from a seed, true or false?

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2. What vitamin are pumpkins rich in?

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3. What part of the pumpkin is a good source of fiber?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on nutrition.

1. What antioxidant does the pumpkin contain?

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2. What vitamin is produced from Beta Carotene?

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3. What does research state regarding foods high in Beta Carotene?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to ans wer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin facts.

1. Pumpkins may be used to make soups, true or false?

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2. Where did the pumpkin originate?

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3. In addition to vitamin A, what do pumpkins contain?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin facts.

1. What can a pumpkin’s top weight be up to?

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2. What does “pepon” mean?

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3. Pumpkins may be used as feed for animals, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin facts.

1. During what month are 80% of all pumpkin sales made in the United States of America?

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2. What did Native Americans call pumpkins?

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3. What did Native Americans use pumpkin seeds for?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin facts.

1. What makes up 90% of pumpkins?

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2. Identify the Greek term that means “large melon”.

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3. Pumpkins originated in Central America, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on Growing Pumpkins.

1. In what type of season do pumpkins grow?

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2. Pumpkins are tender vegetables, true or false?

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3. What can damage pumpkin seeds?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on Selection and Use.

1. What are pumpkins most used for?

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2. What are the best types of pumpkins for pumpkin pie?

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3. A sweet pumpkin is less watery than a Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on Selection and Use.

1. How will cooler temperatures and shorter days affect the growth of fruit?

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2. What do pumpkins need in order to flourish?

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3. What is the current world record of the weight of a pumpkin?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on Selection and Use.

1. What kingdom are pumpkins a part of?

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2. Describe a gourd.

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3. Name two other plants in the gourd family.

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on Selection and Use.

1. Pumpkins are cons idered to be a vine, true or false?

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2. How many petals do pumpkins have?

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3. Angiosperms are plants with flowers, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/

Click on pumpkin facts.

1. How can pumpkin seeds be served as a snack?

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2. What family of vine crops are pumpkins part of?

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3. Pumpkins are fruit, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com

Click on facts/education.

1. What word does the article use in place of “lots”?

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2. A pumpkin is really considered a squash, true or false?

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3. On how many continents do pumpkins grow?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com

Click on facts/education.

1. Where is the “Pumpkin Capital of the World” located?

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2. What is the only continent that does not grow pumpkins?

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3. What family does the pumpkin belong?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com

Click on facts/education.

1. Where is it believed pumpkins originated?

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2. Who used pumpkins as a form of nutrition prior to the Pilgrims arrival?

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3. What part of the pumpkin did Pilgrims bring to Europe?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com

Click on facts/education.

1. Squash, pumpkins, and what other food item are members of the Cucurbita family?

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2. Pumpkins grow in Alaska, true or false?

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3. What industry is located in Morton, Illinois?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com

Click on facts/education.

1. What vitamins are pumpkins rich in?

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______________________________________________________________________________

2. Pumpkins contain fiber, true or false?

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3. Pumpkins are nutritionally good for people, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.nspiredfoods.com/pumpkinseeds.html

1. Pumpkin seeds are valued among many cultures, true or false?

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2. What Native American group used pumpkin seeds as a cure for intestinal disorders?

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3. What Pueblo medicine men used pumpkin seeds for the treatment of gout?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.nspiredfoods.com/pumpkinseeds.html

1. What does EFA stand for?

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2. Pumpkin seeds have two times as much protein as carbohydrates, true or false?

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3. What have pumpkin seeds been effective for, as discovered in Thailand?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.nspiredfoods.com/pumpkinseeds.html

1. Pumpkin seeds have been used to prevent dental cavities, true or false?

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2. Pumpkin seeds produce dark green oil, true or false?

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3. Throughout history, pumpkin seeds have been used to help prevent and cure digestive
tract disorders, true or false?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.nspiredfoods.com/pumpkinseeds.html

1. ESA’s are good for you, true or false?

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2. Omega 3 fatty acids help lower what in the body?

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3. Name three food sources of omega 3 fatty acids.

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/pumpkins/facts.html

List one fact about pumpkins in each space.

1. Fact number one.

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2. Fact number two.

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3. Fact number three.

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.umkc.edu/imc/pumpkin.htm

1. Pumpkins are mostly what shapes?

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2. Describe the pulp of a pumpkin.

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3. What color can pumpkins be?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com/cookbook.htm

1. How does this page describe a pumpkins nutritional value?

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2. What are pumpkins low in?

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3. What don’t pumpkins have that people don’t want in their systems?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com/cookbook.htm

1. What are pumpkins rich in?

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2. Particularly, what are pumpkins rich in?

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3. Where can pumpkin diets be found?

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Pumpkins

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Pumpkins

http://www.pumpkinnook.com/cookbook.htm

1. Name two pumpkin snacks.

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2. Would you like pumpkin ice cream?

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3. Identify one type of pumpkin soup.

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Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases , computer networks,
video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
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Answers
Page 1 Page 11 Page 21
1. Greece 1. warm seasons 1. vitamin A, potassium
2. Pepon 2. true 2. true
3. mats 3. frost 3. true

Page 2 Page 12 Page 22


1. centuries 1. decorations; Jack-O- 1. true
2. Merry Wives of Windsor Lanterns 2. Zuni Indians
3. American Colonists 2. pie pumpkins or sweet 3. gout
pumpkins
Page 3 3. true Page 23
1. eat them 1. essential fatty acids
2. wove them Page 13 2. true
3. milk, spices, honey 1. slow it down 3. prevention of kidney and
2. water and fertilizer bladder stones
Page 4 3. 1,337.6 pounds
1. Halloween Page 24
2. Ireland Page 14 1. true
3. turnips, potatoes 1. plant 2. true
2. thick skin, soft inside, lots 3. true
Page 5 of seeds
1. true 3. melons, cucumbers, Page 25
2. vitamin A squash 1. true
3. hulls 2. triglyceride and
Page 15 cholesterol levels
Page 6 1. true 3. answers will vary, yet
1. Beta Carotene 2. five may include: cold water
2. vitamin A 3. true fish, pumpkin seeds, flax
3. may reduce developing seeds, kale, chard,
certain kinds of cancer Page 16 collard
and offers protection 1. roasted
against heart disease 2. cucurbits Page 26
3. true 1-3. Answers will vary.
Page 7
1. true Page 17 Page 27
2. Central America 1. plethora 1. round, oval
3. potassium 2. true 2. stringy
3. 6 out of 7 3. orange, white
Page 8
1. over 1,000 pounds Page 18 Page 28
2. large melon 1. Morton, Illinois 1. excellent
3. true 2. Antarctica 2. fat, sodium
3. Cucurbita 3. cholesterol
Page 9
1. October Page 19
2. isqoutin squash 1. Central America Page 29
3. food and medicine 2. Native Americans 1. vitamins
3. seeds 2. potassium, vitamin A
Page 10 3. almost every country in
1. water Page 20 the world
2. pepon 1. cucumbers
3. true 2. true Page 30
3. Libby Pumpkin Plant 1-3. Answers will vary.

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