Seasons through the Yearby Jill Norris, Barbara Lorseyedi
The four seasons each have something to teach your young students and this unit is designed to help. It begins with ideas for a classroom environment that maintains some connection to the "Changing Seasons" theme throughout the year. Topics and activities include: What Causes the Seasons? (utilizing a globe, a lamp and a flashlight), Changing Seasons, The Seasons Where I Live, follow-up activities for the book,The Mare on the Hill by Thomas Locke, Poetry for All Seasons, Seasonal Paper Dolls, What is Autumn?, Autumn Where I Live, Autumn Math, Autumn Sorting and Patterning, Autumn Patterns, Once Upon a Leaf, Tasting Autumn (featuring follow-up activities for the poem, A Bowl of October by Helen Bevington), More Autumn Fun, What Is Winter?, Winter Where I Live, Mitten Math, Mitten Patterns, Mittens in Literature (featuring follow-up activities for two different mitten stories), Lost Mittens, Snow, Ice Pictures, What Is Spring?, My Recipe for Mud, Spring Where I Live, Seed Center Math, Spring Gardens, Flowers for Patterning (with a variety of cut-out flower patterns), Parents and Babies, What Is Summer?, Summer Where I Live, Melon Math, Watermelon Patterns, The Shining Sun (an art activity), Fun in the Sun (finger play), and the Colors of the Year. Along with cut-out paper dolls with clothes and props for all four seasons, there is a full-color, two-sided pullout poster about Seasons Through the Year and Dressing for the Season. Teaching suggestions provided. Includes bibliography, and complete step-by-step instructions for all activities. All pages are reproducible and perforated for easy removal.
In each of these complete cross-curricular science-centered units you get:Science informatio, Literature links, Reproducible activity sheets, Center activities and Bulletin board plans.
In each unit you get: Teacher resource pages, Language arts activities, Math readiness, Art projects, Literature Links, Center activities. A two-sided full-color 17' x 22' poster that enrichs each unit's content is included.
These units are a perfect choice for teachers seeking to integrate instruction. Use the activites to complement your curriculum. Learning becomes more meaningful when concepts are presented in a number of curriculum areas.
- Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.47(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)
- Age Range:
- 5 - 6 Years
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