Module 8-Science KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will study natural fall objects and the changing weather.

Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Natural Fall Objects
  1. Study natural fall objects.
  2. Discuss the changing weather.
  3. Explain what animals do in the fall to prepare for the winter.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
autumn leaves
fall objects

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Natural Fall Objects 2 Natural Fall Objects Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Natural Fall Objects Not all birds fly south for the winter. Some birds hang out all year long. Set aside some time to observe the birds in your area. Check out a bird identification guide and have your student identify the birds they see. How many of the birds identified will stay for the winter? What are some things your student can do to help the birds that stay during the winter?

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
Natural Fall Objects
  1. What signs in nature show that fall is coming?

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
Natural Fall Objects Natural Fall Objects
  1. What are some signs of Fall?
  2. What is a male duck called?
  3. What does migrate mean?
  4. What does hibernate mean?
  5. How do animals prepare for winter?

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 It’s Fall Linda Glaser
2 What can you See in Fall? Sian Smith
3 Exploring Fall Terri DeGezelle 450L
4 The Peregrine's Journey: A Story of Migration Madeleine Dunphy 840L

Module Outing:

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

# Outing