Module 20: Seasonal Changes- Science 3 - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn to describe how animals respond to changing seasons, explain why animals hibernate, and explain why animals migrate.

Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Animals and Seasons
  1. Describe how animals respond to changing seasons.
2 Hibernation
  1. Explain why animals hibernate.
3 Migration
  1. Explain why animals migrate.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Animals and Seasons 6 Seasonal Animal Changes Assignment
2 Hibernation 7 Hibernation Facts Assignment
3 Migration 6 Migration Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Animals and Seasons After completing this lesson, ask your student to look up one of their favorite animals and find out how it adapts through the different seasons it experiences.
2 Hibernation After completing this lesson, ask your student to research what animals hibernate where they live.
3 Migration After completing this lesson, ask your student to choose an animal that migrates and research where the animal migrates to.

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
Animals and Seasons
  1. How are animals affected by the change of seasons?
  1. How does hibernation impact survival?
  1. How does migration impact survival?

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

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 Migration Gail Gibbons
2 Hibertnation Margaret Hall

Module Outing:

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

# Outing