Module 10-Science KA - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn how animals camouflage (hide) themselves and recognize different weather conditions.


Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Animal Camouflage
  1. Learn different ways that animals camouflage (hide) themselves.
  2. Recognize different weather conditions.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
fall
autumn leaves
camouflage
weather conditions

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Animal Camouflage 2 Animal Camouflage Assignment


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Animal Camouflage Discuss with your child why camouflage is important to animals and how it helps them survive. When going for, walks point out animals you see and discuss if they have camouflage. Have your student choose one animal they know that uses camouflage and draw a picture of that animal camouflaged.

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
Animal Camouflage
  1. How does the body covering of an animal help them?

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
Animal Camouflage Animal Camouflage
  1. What is camouflage?
  2. Why do animals camouflage themselves?
  3. What is mimicry?

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 What Color Is Camouflage? Carolyn Otto 610L
2 Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage Steve Jenkins and Robin Page 980L
3 Perfectly Hidden: The Animal Kingdom's Fascinating Camouflage Christine Schlitt


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Go to the zoo. As your student views the animals ask them to give examples of animals with camouflage. Have them list or draw pictures of the animals in their notebook.