Fall Vocabulary



• Pumpkins are usually orange but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or red.
• Pumpkins have thick shells which contain pulp and seeds.
• Pumpkins are usually shaped like a sphere (ball).



• Apples are the fruit of apple trees and are one of the most widely grown tree fruit.
• There are thousands of different varieties of apples including Fuji, Gala, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady and Granny Smith.
• Apple trees typically blossom in spring with fruit maturing in autumn.



• The acorn is the fruit of the oak tree
• It is a nut, and contains a single seed (rarely two seeds), enclosed in a tough, leathery shell.
• Acorns take between about 6 or 24 months (that depends on the species) to mature.



• Leaves require sunlight, water, chlorophyll and carbon dioxide to make food for themselves.
• As winter approaches, leaves make a coating for themselves which blocks their water source; in the absence of water, the leaves no longer produce chlorophyll (chlorophyll is what makes leaves green).
• When the leaves turn colors in the fall, they actually are returning to their normal colors. During the summer months, the chlorophyll present in the leaves causes the leaves to turn green, blocking the leaves' actual colors.

Candy Corn


• Candy corn is triangle-shaped, yellow, orange and white candies
• Candy corn is a made to look like dried corn kernels.
• Candy corn has been around for over 130 years!