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WEEK Core activities PROFILE CONCEPTS THINKING TOOLS • Notes

Thinker Form
Knowledgeable Causation
Change
Activities to address them Activities to address them

1 Demonstration: flashlight (sun) Cut out and glue FORM Mind map: SEASONS Brainstorm and
Bulletin boards for each season Categorize

CAUSATION
Why do the 4 seasons exist?
*YouTube video + demonstration Bar graph: Favorite Season
2 Season Scavenger Hunt CHANGE Open/ Closed Questions Weather reporters
(outdoors): Observation Sheet Activities: BOX
1. Matching (change sentences) Weather dictionary
Weather Watch: 2. Creating (sentences/pictures)
weather reporters videos Student questions
(recorded)

3 Seeds of Change (seed in the fridge) Thinker: Concept map: Thinker’s mask/hat
Observation Sheet Am I a Thinker? (self-rating) THINKERS Thinker’s Keys
Quotes- discussion; copy favorite (groups):
Plant and animal adaptation Illustrate the concept - reverse
- what if
- so what?
4 FINAL PROJECT
Diorama
Collage
3D model
Brochure

So What technique
BIG IDEAS: CRAFTS
• The earth goes through an annual cycle of 4 seasons. The 5 Whys Construct (groups):
• Each season has distinctive features, patterns and - snowman
circumstances. Color- Symbol- Image - tree
• Seasons influence the entire living world. - garden
See- Think – Wonder - seaside
BIG CONCEPTS
Continuity Anticipation Guide /Bridge *in a reading /viewing activity
Cycle
Change
Cause & effect