Module 19-Science KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will explore snow, and the tracks animals make in it.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Animal Tracks Magnifying glass;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Animal Tracks
  1. Identify animal tracks in the snow.
  2. Explore the characteristics of snow.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
animal tracks

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Animal Tracks 2 Animal Tracks Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Animal Tracks In their Science Notebook, please have your student draw pictures showing what they learned about snow and animal tracks.

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
Animal Tracks
  1. Can you tell the type of animal based on its tracks?

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
Animal Tracks Animal Tracks
  1. What types of animals can leave tracks in the snow?

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 Life-Sized Animal Tracks John Townsend
2 Big Tracks, Little Tracks: Following Animal Prints Millicent E Selsam AD490L

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 nature center to learn more about local animals and see if they have casts of animal tracks to look at.