Say Halloween and you’ll say pumpkin.
October and November are peak pumpkin months.
Write down the names of 5 or more vegetables.
Halloween is celebrated on 31 October. You have probably seen some pumpkin lanterns.
Pumpkin are also a popular food. You can see many pumpkins in the last months of the year.
Some of the pumpkins are quite big. Travis Grienger grew a huge pumpkin.
Read the first 3 paragraphs (alinea’s) of Travis’ story.
(from: “I grew up around pumpkins” up to “watering, watching, and moving.”)
Then read the last 2 paragraphs.
(from: The pumpkin’s name is” up to “It’s definitely a good seed.”)
Find the words in the text. Connect the words and expressions that have the same meaning.
|1. state fair||a. to be the best, biggest, fastest, etc. of all|
|2. giant||b. to become bigger|
|3. three decades||c. big event where farmers show off their products|
|4. to get the hang of something||d. a chemical that farmers use to kill insects that damage plants|
|5. a contest||e. crazy|
|6. to set the record||f. event where people try to win by doing something better than others|
|7. seeds||g. to jump high in the air and push the basketball down through the basket|
|8. nuts||h. long parts of a plant that grow along the ground or upwards|
|9. bugs||i. a material that is used to make plants grow better|
|10. a pesticide||j. number on a sports shirt|
|11. vines||k. small, hard parts of a plant from which new plants grow|
|12. to expand||l. small insects|
|13. fertilizer||m. to start to become good at something|
|14. jersey number||n. thirty years|
|15. to dunk||o. very big, enormous|
a When did Travis start growing pumpkins?
1 As a kid.
2 In 2020.
3 In 2023.
4 In April.
b Which things helped Travis to grow his giant pumpkin? Choose all correct answers.
3 good soil
4 good weather
5 grow lights
c What is the name of Travis’ giant pumpkin?
2 Gienger’s Giant
3 Michael Jordan
4 Year of ’23
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