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Bring in real potatoes for students to look at closely with magnifying glasses. Can they see the eyes of the potato.

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How many eyes does it have? Conduct a potato experiment or find out what the eyes of a potato are for.

the enormous watermelon Start by inserting toothpicks into the sides of a potato and then placing the potato halfway into a jar of water.

Students should be able to see new sprouts begin to grow in a few days!

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Cut apart the potato and plant each of the eyes in the class' Enormous "Kinder" Garden. Don't forget to keep drawing and the enormous watermelon about what is happening in the ever growing "Kinder" Garden! Introduce the Story Before reading, review with students what happened in the other 'enormous' growing stories.

Show a real carrot the enormous watermelon the green stem.

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Invite students to tell you which part of the carrot we eat. On the chart of the carrot, write the students' descriptions the enormous watermelon a real carrot orange, long, skinny, root, green leaves, grows underground, bunnies like to eat, good for eyesight, etc.

Introduce the title, author, and illustrator of the new story.


Take a picture walk! Let students predict who will help next. Look closely at each new animal character and describe what each is doing to help. What does each character bring to assist? End the picture the enormous watermelon after the mouse is introduced.

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Read aloud the story to see if the characters are able to pull up the carrot and what they do with it in the the enormous watermelon. After reading discuss how each animal generously shared the resources that they had. Point out that theyeven shared the enormous carrot with animals that did not help to remove the carrot from the ground!

Compare to the list of characters in the other 'enormous' growing stories. Create carrot and bunny matching games for your students.

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Here are some ideas to get you started You'll have a lovely carrot top plant! Continue to make additional observations in your The enormous watermelon Journal! The enormous watermelon and the Beanstalk Introduce the Story Orally tell students the name of the story that will be read.

Encourage students to tell you what they already know about the story.