Module 30-Science KB - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, you will read "Eartha the Earthworm," go outside and dig for earthworms, and grow potato “hair” this week.


Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Earthworms in Soil Garden fork
Potato
Piece of cotton
Grass seeds, wild bird seed, alfalfa or chia seeds
Toothpicks

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Earthworms in Soil
  1. Read the story <i>Eartha the Earthworm</i>.
  2. Go outside and dig for earthworms.
  3. Grow potato hair.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
spring
Eartha the Earthworm
earthworms
castings
soil
segments
nutrients

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Earthworms in Soil 2 Earthworms in Soil Assignment


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Earthworms in Soil Go outside and get some soil samples with your student. Have your student look at the soil and draw a picture of what they see in their Science notebook. Help your student label what they see.

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
Earthworms in Soil
  1. What is the purpose of earthworms?

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
Earthworms in Soil Earthworms in Soil
  1. What is soil made of?

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 Diary of a Worm Doreen Cronin AD510L
2 Garden Wigglers: Earthworms in Your Backyard Nancy Loewen 530L
3 Wiggling Worms at Work Wendy Pfeffer 620L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing