A Time for All Seasons - Fall

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The weather is cooling down and the leaves are starting to change color; fall is right around the corner. Celebrate this special time of year with this earth and life science lesson series that teaches children about the causes of seasonal change and the ways that plants and animals adapt to the fall weather as they begin preparing for the arrival of winter.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Teach these lessons during the first week of autumn as part of a fall-themed unit in the primary grades
  • Collect the materials from this unit in a four seasons folder that each student keeps during the year to demonstrate their learning about seasonal change
Classroom Considerations

  • Schedule a trip to a local pumpkin patch during which children can get pumpkins to carve at the conclusion of this unit
  • A couple different children's books are read aloud to the class during unit, which you may need to find at your school or local public library
Pros

  • An appendix at the end of the resource includes all worksheets, templates, assessments, and other necessary printable materials 
  • Hands-on activities are performed during the unit to engage children in learning about autumn
  • Included with the unit is a script for a play about how animals behave during the fall
Cons

  • None