Module 9-Science KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

Students will study nature closeup in this module and use a magnifying glass to look at different objects.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Observing Nature Magnifying glass

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Observing Nature
  1. Study nature closeup.
  2. Use a magnifying glass to look at different objects.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
autumn leaves
magnifying glass

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Observing Nature 2 Observing Nature Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Observing Nature Your student will be using a magnifying glass to observe nature. Create a backpack of supplies to take on your walks include a magnifying glass, Ziploc or brown paper bags to put items in that your student may collect, a notebook, pencil, and crayons for recording and drawing observations.

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
Observing Nature
  1. What life you can you find in your own backyard?

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
Observing Nature Observing Nature
  1. What did you learn about ants from this video?

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 National Geographic Reader: Ants Melissa Stewart
2 Hey, Little Ant Philip M.Hoose

Module Outing:

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

# Outing