⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

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⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

Grade Level: 4-6

Subject: Social Studies / Math

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.A.2: Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.B.5: Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

- Students will learn about Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch and its significance in the community.
- Students will explore the various activities and attractions at the pumpkin patch.
- Students will solve math word problems related to the pumpkin patch using multiplication and division.

- Pictures or videos showcasing Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch
- Informational texts or websites about the pumpkin patch
- Whiteboard or chart paper
- Math word problem worksheets


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the concept of seasonal attractions and their significance in communities.
- Introduce Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch as a popular local attraction.

2. Reading and Discussion (15 minutes):
- Show pictures or videos of Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch to the students.
- Read an informational text or provide information about the pumpkin patch, its history, and activities.
- Engage students in a discussion by asking questions such as: What do you notice about the pumpkin patch? What activities or attractions are available? Why do you think pumpkin patches are popular in the fall?

3. Activity Exploration (20 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups and assign each group an activity or attraction at the pumpkin patch.
- Instruct students to research and gather more information about their assigned activity or attraction.
- Have each group present their findings to the class, explaining the significance and appeal of their assigned feature.

4. Math Word Problems (15 minutes):
- Provide math word problem worksheets related to Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch.
- Instruct students to solve the word problems using multiplication and division.
- Encourage them to use drawings or equations to represent the problems and find the solutions.
- Review and discuss the solutions as a class, highlighting the use of multiplication and division strategies.

5. Reflection and Discussion (10 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion about the significance of Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch in the community.
- Ask students to reflect on their favorite attractions or activities and why they find them appealing.
- Discuss the math skills used in solving the word problems and their relevance in real-life scenarios.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

? BATES NUT FARM ? Address: 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082? Website: www.batesnutfarm.biz☎️ Phone: 760-749-3333✉️ Email: info@butesnutfarm.biz ⏰ Hours: Pumpkin Patch 2022 is from Sept 17th - Oct 31st. September hours 9am - 5pm. October hours: Weekdays 9am-5:30pm, Weekends 8:30am-6pm. ? Price: Free admissions?️ Parking: Free parking for weekdays and Sept weekends. $8 parking for Oct weekends. ⏱ Time spent: 3 hours?? Restrooms: Porta potties and flushable toilets (near the farm store). We also brought our @suds2go portable hand wash.?? Clothing: Check the weather before you go. The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended. ? Recommend closed toe shoes.?What we packed: @larocheposayusa sunblock, @okeeffescompany lip sunscreen, @suds2go cap, @seasnax, fruits and water. ? Pet allowed: Yes, leashed dogs. ? What we observed: We recommend arriving at opening to avoid crowds. Pumpkin picking cost: mini $2.50, trickster $6. Other pumpkins $0.70/lb (giant pumpkins are about 85lbs). One ticket is $4 and most activities use about 2-4 tickets per person. Activities: Tractor hayrides, straw maze, small petting area, inflatable obstacle course and slide, face painting + henna, and pony rides (Sept 17, 18, 24, 25 and every day in October from 10am-3pm. Cost $12pp or 2 for $20). We were able to Venmo most of these vendors. You can check their website for updated events for each weekend. ? Places to eat: Breakfast burritos, BBQ and Mariposa ice cream onsite. Bringing our own food was not an issue. There are tables and benches near the tractor hayrides. ? Birthday party rentals: Yes? Gift Certificates: YesYes☑️ Other places to visit in the area: @socalminipigs (must book reservations online)❤️ Follow us on Instagram @thecaliforignersOur Must-Have Items When We Adventure Out With Our Kids: Lip Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3OThpH7 Lip Balm ~ https://amzn.to/3UcbqRy Face Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3PwpV0d or https://amzn.to/3G9l80n Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3QaAghN or https://amzn.to/3diGlv0 (mineral)Insect Repellent ~ https://www.publicgoods.com/pr....oducts/insect-repell Bug Bite Suction ~ https://amzn.to/3kcW0gp (works if used immediately)Bug Bite Relief Ointment ~ https://amzn.to/2UMKhdSFirst Aid Spray ~ https://amzn.to/3yVM5zXBandages ~ https://amzn.to/3AXPBLYTweezer ~ https://amzn.to/3kLiS6H Pain reliever medication ~ https://amzn.to/3uftZYq Antihistamine medication ~ https://amzn.to/3uizztlWater Wipes ~ https://amzn.to/2UvPVk9Portable Hand Wash ~ https://amzn.to/3G9h5Bs or https://amzn.to/3wzsasn Water Bottle ~ https://amzn.to/3Gea9TD Lunch Container ~ https://amzn.to/2XZ3ISK Snack Container ~ https://amzn.to/3AM2rMJ Cooler Bag ~ https://amzn.to/3uhKvr0 Ice Packs ~ https://amzn.to/3m1kFDX Umbrella ~ https://amzn.to/3B0yHwpBackpack ~ Minimeis Packing Cubes For Extra Clothes ~ https://amzn.to/39HurW1Baby Carrier ~ https://amzn.to/2ITumECShoulder Carrier ~ Minimeis Stroller ~ https://amzn.to/39CVkh4 Disposable Urinal Bag ~ https://amzn.to/3G3z2kPPortable Toilet ~ https://amzn.to/3sQde6P Compostable Toilet Bags ~ https://amzn.to/3zQkBzn Urine absorption pellets ~ https://www.tractorsupply.com/....tsc/product/tractor- Camera ~ https://amzn.to/3meJCuALens ~ https://amzn.to/2J7uxg9We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.- - - - -Music by: LesFMSong: Takeoff(Patreon)- - - - -

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