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Students think about what kinds of clothing they are currently wearing and then think about why they are wearing these particular articles of clothing. They write what they already know about seasons and generate questions about what they would like to learn about seasons.
Students explore the habitats of mammals and their physical characteristics. They research examples of mammals that must deal with daily changes in their habitat and how they cope with them. In small groups, students create a table depicting the mammal, the mammal's characteristics, the habitat, and the adaptations to the habitat.
Reading The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provensen and Kathy Henderson’s And the Good Brown Earth launches this exploration of the growing cycle and the seasonal changes in a garden. Groups create month collages illustrating what happens in a garden each season. The finished pictures are compiled into a class calendar. The resource suggests a garden exploration activity for those with classroom gardens.