Module 1-Science KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, you will have an introduction to Science. You will learn about the summer season.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 The Summer Season colored pencils or crayons
rubber cement (optional)
corrugated cardboard
newspaper or blotting paper
large book or other heavy object

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 The Summer Season
  1. Describe summer.
  2. Record observations about summer.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 The Summer Season 2 The Summer Season Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 The Summer Season Have a discussion with your student about things they did over the summer, ask them what are some things that are unique to the summer season.

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
The Summer Season
  1. What are some characteristics of the summer season?

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
The Summer Season Summer Memories
  1. What are some of Keisha's summer memories?

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
During Science take time to read a story to your student about the concept being taught. Read a different story each day. While reading the story point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these stories or find them at your local library.
2 And Then Comes Summer Tom Brenner AD1070L
3 Summer Color! Diana Murray

Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Go on a hike with your student and have your student collect objects that remind them of summer.