Module 22-Science KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

Students will discuss winter weather conditions in this module, make a wreath to feed the birds in their yard and recognize letter shapes in nature.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Shapes in Nature Crayons or colored pencils
Optional - 9 inch round cake pan
Optional - Baking sheet
Optional - Cooking spray
Optional - Homemade bread dough for 1 loaf or 1 lb. frozen bread dough
Optional - 1 egg
Optional - 1/2 cup wild bird seed or sesame seeds

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Shapes in Nature
  1. Discuss winter weather conditions.
  2. Make a wreath to feed the birds in your yard.
  3. Recognize letter shapes in nature.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
winter weather conditions
bird wreath

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Shapes in Nature 2 Shapes in Nature Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Shapes in Nature Have your student make weather observations for one week. What do they notice? Does the temperature change drastically? Did it snow at all? Have them draw in their Science notebook pictures of the weather for the days they observed it.

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
Shapes in Nature
  1. How does the weather change in winter?

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
Shapes in Nature Shapes in Nature
  1. What kinds of shapes do you see in nature?

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 Snow Is Falling Dr. Franklyn M. Branley AD460L
2 All About Winter Weather Kathryn Clay 260L
3 Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter Kenard Pak AD560L
4 Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures Martha E. H. Rustad 530L

Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Take your student to a local ice rink to experience ice skating.