Module 20-Science KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will observe the growth of their indoor garden, read animal and nature stories as well as observe the winter stars.

Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Astronomy in Winter
  1. Read animal and nature stories and poems.
  2. Observe the winter stars.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
indoor garden
nature stories
winter stars

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Astronomy in Winter 2 Astronomy in Winter Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Astronomy in Winter In their Science Notebook, please have your student draw a picture showing what constellations are and help them write the word constellation by their picture.

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
Astronomy in Winter
  1. What are constellations?

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
Astronomy in Winter Astronomy in Winter
  1. What are constellations?
  2. What are some names of constellations?
  3. What did you learn about stars from this video?

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 Glow-in-the-Dark Constellations C. E. Thompson
2 What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky Kelsey Oseid

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 planetarium so that they can learn more about stars.