Unit Plan

Weather or Not, Seasons Change

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Embark on a year long investigation of the seasons with this 10-lesson earth science unit. After being introduced to different types of weather and the tools used to measure it, young scientists perform fun hands-on activities that teach them about the unique weather and characteristics of each season.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Split these lessons up, teaching them at the beginning of each new season
  • Develop sentence frames to support children with reporting the weather and comparing the weather of different seasons
  • Create picture cards to display as visual support while teaching children about different kinds of weather
Classroom Considerations
  • Though intended for kindergartners, these lessons can be adapted for use in any primary grade classroom
  • Unit calls for a number of different children's books which may be found in your school or local public library
  • All worksheets, templates, and other printable materials required for this unit are included
  • A culminating group activity engages children in demonstrating what they have learned about seasons over the course of the year
  • A clear step-by-step procedure is provided for each lesson in the unit
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