Module 29-Science KB - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will find different kinds of new shoots in their area, define germination, and identify and label the parts of a plant.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Spring Plant Growth crayons or colored pencils
soil
apples
seedling tray

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Spring Plant Growth
  1. Find different kinds of new shoots in your area.
  2. Define germination
  3. Identify and label the parts of a plant.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
spring
shoots
sprout
seeds
germination

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Spring Plant Growth 2 Spring Plant Growth Assignment


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Spring Plant Growth Please discuss with your student how a plant grows, discuss what germination is and plant parts, and their function. In their Science notebook, have them draw a plant showing the roots, stem, leaves, and flowers. Help them label the parts.

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
Spring Plant Growth
  1. Why do plants grow in the spring?

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
Spring Plant Growth Spring Plant Growth
  1. What is germination?
  2. What are the parts of a plant?
  3. What do the roots do?
  4. What does the stem do?

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 A Seed Is Sleepy Dianna Aston
2 GROW: How We Get Food from Our Garden Karl Beckstrand


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Visit a local community garden with your student to look for evidence of new plant growth.