* Identify and share
special events taking place in your community during the fall.
* Collect leaves and
Autumn Leaf Scrapbook and the Tree Identification Guide
Johnny Appleseed and Westward Expansion by Kate O'Neill
- Find the best
route taken by Johnny Appleseed. Locate natural barriers to westward
expansion. Students will identify things they would need to make the
trip and compare it with Johnny Appleseed's baggage.
* Make a fall web: What
activities, holidays, clothing, and other changes do you associate with
fall? Individual students or small groups can create webs to show their
ideas. Click here to see how a web might look.
* Interview your town
historian about autumn in past years. Make a Venn diagram showing past and
autumn in different types of towns - urban/suburban/rural.
* Graph your classmates
favorite sports, colors, food, activities for fall.
* Draw a town map
showing places of interest in the fall.
* Create a fall postcard
about your town.
* Write a fall song and
sing to a familiar tune.
* Create a fall slide
show for visitors.