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```									LDISD 2nd grade Science Scope & Sequence
Incorporate the process skills - TEKS 2.1 – 2.4 [measuring, graphing, investigation, critical
thinking, models & their limitations, impact of research on scientific thought, and scientists]
throughout EVERY unit.

UNIT 5: THE SKY
Topics:         3

Total Time:

Topic 1: WEATHER AND SEASONS
NEW TEKS 2.8AB
   measure, record, and graph weather information, including
temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, and cloud
Objective:           coverage, in order to identify patterns in the data;
   identify the importance of weather and seasonal information to
make choices in clothing, activities, and transportation;

TEKS:          NEW TEKS 2.8AB; OLD TEKS 2.7D,
Temperature, wind, windy, calm, precipitation, rain, sleet, snow,
Vocabulary:
hail, weather, seasons
Engage:         Make Rain Activity;
Three Jars AIMS Primarily Earth);
Explore:        Weather Observations;
Changing Clouds Activity
Explain:

Elaborate:

Evaluate:

Resources:

Materials:

Revised on 11/3/2012 at 5:46:33 PM
LDISD 2nd grade Science Scope & Sequence
Incorporate the process skills - TEKS 2.1 – 2.4 [measuring, graphing, investigation, critical
thinking, models & their limitations, impact of research on scientific thought, and scientists]
throughout EVERY unit.

Topic 2: THE WATER CYCLE AND WEATHER
NEW TEKS 2.8C
   explore the processes in the water cycle, including
Objective:
evaporation, condensation, and precipitation, as connected to
weather conditions;

TEKS:          NEW TEKS 2.8C; OLD TEKS 2.7D,
Water cycle, evaporation, condensation, cloud, precipitation, rain,
Vocabulary:
snow, sleet, hail, melting, heat
Engage:

“How Can I Make a Model of the Water Cycle? Inquiry-Based
Explore:
Investigation (K-1 book)
“What Does a Model of the Water Cycle Show?” Inquiry-Based
Explain:
Investigation (K-1 book)
Elaborate:

Evaluate:

Resources:

Materials:

Revised on 11/3/2012 at 5:46:33 PM
LDISD 2nd grade Science Scope & Sequence
Incorporate the process skills - TEKS 2.1 – 2.4 [measuring, graphing, investigation, critical
thinking, models & their limitations, impact of research on scientific thought, and scientists]
throughout EVERY unit.

Topic 3: PATTERNS IN THE SKY
NEW TEKS 2.8D;
 observe, describe, and record patterns caused by objects in
Objective:
the sky, including shadows and the appearance of the Moon

TEKS:        NEW TEKS 2.8D; OLD TEKS 2.7D,

Vocabulary:       Sun, shadow, sunrise, noon, sunset, day, night, moon phase

Engage:

Explain:

Elaborate:

Evaluate:

Resources:

Materials:

Complete this unit with the “The Sky” Benchmark Assessment.

REMINDERS:

     Review the benchmark results to see where re-teaching and/or clarification is
needed BEFORE moving on the next unit of study.
     The purpose of the benchmark is to determine if re-teaching is needed NOT