Module 6 - Science 3A(RETIRED) - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module you will learn about various types of terrain, about mountainous regions. You will focus on trees, and their relationship and usefulness to humankind and learn about various types of trees.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Characteristics of Terrain on Earth crayons or colored pencils
clay
tempera paints (optional)
pen or pencil
2 Characteristics of Mountainous Regions crayons or colored pencils
globe or world map that shows terrain
pen or pencil
3 Trees and Human Needs crayons or colored pencils
images from magazines or the Internet for making a collage
glue
scissors
pen or pencil
4 Types of Trees crayons or colored pencils
pictures of leaves from various trees
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Characteristics of Terrain on Earth
  1. Identify various types of terrain.
  2. Construct a clay diorama of local terrain.
  3. Label drawings of various types of terrain.
2 Characteristics of Mountainous Regions
  1. Describe the differences between mountainous regions.
  2. Locate the highest maintain ranges in various regions.
  3. Identify facts about local mountains.
3 Trees and Human Needs
  1. Describe why trees are useful to humans.
  2. List objects that come from trees.
  3. Create a collage of items that originated from trees.
  4. Describe the relationship between trees and humans.
4 Types of Trees
  1. Identify various types of trees.
  2. Categorize different species of trees and leaves.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
elevation
plains
plateau
terrain
summit
fault
erosion
mountainous regions
world maps
expedition
trees
photosynthesis
oxygen
carbon dioxide
species
leaves
deciduous
evergreen

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Characteristics of Terrain on Earth 2 Characteristics of Terrain on Earth Assignment
2 Characteristics of Mountainous Regions 1 Characteristics of Mountainous Regions Assignment
3 Trees and Human Needs 2 Trees and Human Needs Assignment
4 Types of Trees 2 Types of Trees Assignment


Learning Coach Notes:

None

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Characteristics of Terrain on Earth
  1. What different types of terrain are on the Earth?
Characteristics of Mountainous Regions
  1. What are mountains like?
Trees and Human Needs
  1. What comes from trees?
Types of Trees
  1. What types of trees are there?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Trees and Human Needs A First Look at Trees
  1. Write down 5 things you learned about trees from this video in your Science notebook.
Types of Trees Trees Through the Seasons
  1. How do trees change throughout the seasons?
  2. Write down 5 things you learned about trees from this video in your Science notebook.

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Earth's Landforms and Bodies of Water Natalie Hyde 590L
2 Kid’s Guide to Types of Landforms Baby Professor
3 Mountains of the World Dieter Braun IG1040L
4 Mountains Seymour Simon 1140L
5 A Tree Is a Plant Clyde Robert Bulla
6 Tell Me, Tree: All About Trees for Kids Gail Gibbons 580L


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing
1 Go on a hike with your student and identify different terrains.