Module 7-Science KA - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will read “Quark” and observe the ducks.


Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Duck Observation
  1. Read a story about ducks.
  2. Observe and study ducks.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
migrate
predator
ducks

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Duck Observation 2 Duck Observations Assignment


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Duck Observation Ask your student to explain what migration is and why ducks and other animals migrate.

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
Duck Observation
  1. Where do some birds go in the 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
Duck Observation Duck Observations
  1. Why do ducks have webbed feet?

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 Make Way for Ducklings Robert McCloskey AD710L
2 I’m a Duck Eve Bunting


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Find a location near you where there are ducks, either a park, a pond, a lake, etc. Take your student there to observe the ducks. Take pictures of the ducks and record how they behave in a notebook. What are some things ducks do? How do they eat? How do they move? Do they hang out together or by themselves?