After observing, discussing, reading and writing about apples, students might enjoy writing apple cinquams:
1st line is one word which names the topic.
2nd line is two words which describes the topic.
3rd line is three words that tell what the topic does (action words).
4th line is four words that tell something that the topic does (starts with an action word).
5th line is one word that best describes (or is a synonym for) word in the 1st line.