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					Spring Branch ISD                                                                           Grade 2 Science Earth Science                                                           SBISD Wonderful Weather Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                    FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 1           Day 1                                 Day 2                                       Day 3                                   Day 4                                      Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1                                 Obj 1 & 4                                   Obj 1 & 4                               Obj 1 & 4                                  Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                   2.1A, 2.2D-E, 2.7 D
Investigation/   Set up science notebooks              Obj: TSW use their senses to observe        Obj: TSW prepare to study weather       Obj: TSW observe the sky and               Obj: TSW observe the sky and
Activity         Interactive Science Notebook          several objects by picking an object to     by creating a class weather calendar    identify the three main cloud types by     identify the three main cloud types
                                                       observe then record their observations by   and individual weather journals to      writing their observations and making      by writing their observations and
                 Scott Foresman Your Science           writing and drawing about it                record their daily weather              models of cloud types                      making models of cloud types
                 Handbook p. 2-3 (in the back of                                                   observations and measurements
                 book) Safety in Science               Read Scott Foresman Using Process                                                   Class meteorologists report the            Class meteorologists report
                                                       Skills for Science Inquiry pg. xiv          Read Scott Foresman Weather and         weather to the class and put on class
                 After reading and discussing          (emphasize observing)                       Seasons pg. C26-C27                     weather calendar                           Show Discovery Education Video
                 science safety, have individuals or                                                                                                                                  Segment: Types of Clouds (02:34)
                 small groups of students create       Read Scott Foresman Your Science            Show Discovery Education Full           Watching Clouds Lesson                     grades K-2
                 science safety (small) posters to     Handbook (in the back of book) p. 6-7       Video: Clouds, Weather, and Life
                 hang around the classroom.            Observing: How do you observe? then         (12:05) grades K-2 (as an overview                                                 SBISD Wonderful Weather
                                                       Observe the School Yard Lesson              and introduction to weather)                                                       Learning Activity 3 Clouds are
                 United Streaming/Discovery                                                                                                                                           Flying High! p.15-18
                 Education Video Directions                                                        Weather Calendars Lesson

Think Aloud      Super Science Strategy – think
(3D to 2D)       aloud and test taking strategy
Guiding           Why do we need to be safe            What are your five senses?                 How can we keep a record of           Suppose there was a person (or                Describe a cumulus cloud.
Questions           while doing science?                What body parts do you use for each         daily weather conditions?              someone from another planet) who              Describe a stratus cloud.
                                                         sense?                                     Where do you find weather?             had never seen a cloud. How would             Describe a cirrus cloud.
                                                        What do each of the senses allow you       What does air have to do with          you describe a cloud to them?                 Describe a nimbo cloud.
                                                         to do?                                      weather?                              Do all clouds look the same?                  What is a model?
                                                        How do you observe?                        What is weather?                      What makes clouds move?                       What are you wondering now?
                                                        What else can observe by sight?            Where do you find weather?            If the wind is blowing very hard,
                                                        What can you observe by smelling or        What is a meteorologist and what       what happens to the clouds
                                                         tasting?                                    does a meteorologist do?              If there is now wind, what happens to
                                                                                                    What are some words we use to          the clouds?
                                                                                                     describe the weather and what do      What do you think clouds are made
                                                                                                     they mean?                             of?
                                                                                                    What are you wondering now?           What do you know about clouds?
                                                                                                                                           What do clouds say about the
                                                                                                                                            weather?
                                                                                                                                           What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary          interactive                          observe                                  weather             snowy             clouds                                      model
for the week        recording                            observing                                meteorologist       drizzling         stratus                                     clouds
(ongoing            data                                 senses                                   monitor             calendar          cumulus                                     stratus
throughout the      label                                object                                   symbol              monitor           cirrus                                      cumulus
unit)                                                     sight                                    sunny                                  storm                                       cirrus
                                                          position                                 partly cloudy                          nimbo                                       storm
                                                          document                                 overcast                                                                            nimbo
                                                                                                    rainy
Resources        SBISD Wonderful Weather               Scott Foresman Lab Manual p. 111            FOSS Air and Weather                    FOSS Air and Weather                       Cloud Rap
                  Unit in English and in Spanish                                                  Investigation 2, Part 1                 Investigation 2, Part 3
                  Teacher Info                                  Cloud Workstation                Weather Calendars                       Watching Clouds                            Cloudy Day song/poem
                                                             
                 Useful Science Links: Links 1 and                                                 SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning        SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning           Illustration: Clouds, How Clouds
                 Links 2                                                                           Activity 1 Getting Ready to Be          Activity 2 Let’s Observe Clouds! p.        Form, Types of Clouds, Dew and
                                                                                                   Weather Forecasters! p. 6-10            11-14                                      Frost
                 Throughout the unit, use the Tool                                                 Weather symbols for lesson above        FOSS Science Stories: Air and              Extension Lesson: How Clouds
               Concept Map                                                                                                                                                            Affect Sun’s Rays
* Objectives may be rewritten according to campus requirements                                                                             Weather pg. 7-13                                                        1
                                                                                                   Send home note to parents from
                                                                                                   Scott Foresman Instructional            Online cloud chart links
                                                                                                   Resources p. 57-58
                                                                                                                                           Online cloud chart in Eng and Span
Spring Branch ISD                                                                             Grade 2 Science Earth Science                                                         SBISD Wonderful Weather Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                    FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)


Week 2           Day 1                                     Day 2                                     Day 3                                 Day 4                                      Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                             Obj 1 & 4                                  Obj 1 & 4
TEKS             2.7D, 2.1A, 2.2B-E                        2.7D, 2.1A, 2.2B-E
Investigation/   Obj TSW examine the uses of wind          Obj TSW investigate how the air           Obj TSW identify and create           Obj TSW go outside to feel and             Obj TSW compare the action of
Activity         and understand its effects on earth by    moves bubbles in a variety of locations   weather measuring instruments         observe the wind and are introduced to     pinwheels to anemometers by
                 creating a boat and sailing it with and   around the school building by blowing                                           a wind scale and an anemometer.            constructing a pinwheel and
                 without wind                              bubbles with bubble wands                 Class meteorologists report                                                      observing how it works when they
                                                                                                                                           Class meteorologists report                blow on it, move it through air, and
                 Class meteorologists report the           Class meteorologists report               Scott Foresman What can you tell                                                 hold it in front of a fan
                 weather to the class and put on class                                               about the weather? p. C28 and Make    Wind Speed Anemometer
                 weather calendar                          Bubbles Lesson                            an anemometer p.C29                                                              Class meteorologists report

                 SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning                                                                                                                                     Pinwheels lesson
                 Activity 7 What is Wind? p.30-31
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding           What is wind?                            What is inside a bubble? Can you         How do you know it’s windy           How do people describe the                Which weather tool is similar
Questions         What are some different ways              see it?                                   outside?                              strength of the wind?                      to a pinwheel?
                   wind power is used?                      What is outside a bubble? Can you        Using the flip chart, ask “What      What determines how fast the              How are they similar? How are
                  How does wind affect the water in         see it?                                   are some clues that help you tell     anemometer turns?                          they different?
                   the ocean?                               What moves bubbles around?                about the weather?                   How strong does the wind have to          How can we use pinwheels to
                  Do you think wind can be                 What do bubbles have to do with          What’s the weather like today?        be to make the anemometer                  observe wind speed?
                   harnessed and used on land?               air?                                     What kind of weather might make       move?                                     What happened when you
                  How can wind help people fly?            What can bubbles tell you about the       your anemometer go faster?           How do meteorologists measure              moved them through the air?
                  Can you think of any other uses of        air?                                     What are you wondering now?           the speed of the wind?                    Where else might you find
                   wind?                                    What are you wondering now?                                                    What are you wondering now?                moving air?
                  What are you wondering now?                                                                                                                                         How can it tell you how fast the
                                                                                                                                                                                        wind is blowing?
                                                                                                                                                                                       What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary        wind                                     bubble                                     thermometer                          anemometer          fresh breeze      
for the week      harness (catch)                          wind                                       anemometer                           calm                moderate
(ongoing                                                    wind direction                             measure                              breeze               breeze
throughout the                                                                                          scientist                            gentle breeze       moderate gale
unit)                                                                                                                                                              strong breeze
Resources        Illustrations: Weather, Weather (hot      FOSS Air and Weather                      Scott Foresman flip chart             FOSS Air and Weather                       FOSS Air and Weather
                 and cold),                                Investigation 3, Part 1                                                         Investigation 3, Part 2                    Investigation 3, Part 3
                                                           Bubbles in the Wind                       Scott Foresman lab manual p. 73       Wind Speed                                 Pinwheels
                 Wonderful Weather PowerPoint 1
                                                           Illustration: Air                         Anemometer videos                     Wind scale icon sheet                      Pinwheels pattern and directions
                 Wonderful Weather PowerPoint 2                                                                                                                                       See another pattern and lesson
                                                                                                     Make a Simple Anemometer              Various images of the Beaufort Scale
                                                                                                                                                                                      Pinwheel photographs
                                                                                                     Illustration: Measuring Wind Speed    Wonderful Wind poem/song
                                                                                                                                                                                      About Wind Energy for teachers
                                                                                                                                           Illustration: Wind                         and students

                                                                                                                                                                                      Pinwheels from Oriental Trading &
                                                                                                                                                                                      S & S Worldwide

                                                                                                                                                                                      Scott Foresman lab manual p. 77


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                                                                                                                                                                             FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)

Week 3           Day 1                                     Day 2                                    Day 3                               Day 4                                  Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                                Obj 1 & 4                           Obj 1 & 4                              Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                                                                                                                                           2.7A-B, 2.2B-F, 2.4A
Investigation/   Obj TSW learn how to construct a wind     Obj TSW use the anemometer and           Obj TSW learn to use a              Obj TSW learn to use a thermometer     Obj TSW determine how sunlight
Activity         vane and understand the parts of a wind   wind vane to help them determine the     thermometer to measure the          to measure the temperature.            affects soil, water, and air
                 vane, learn the four directions,          best location and direction for flying   temperature.                                                               temperatures.
                 understand that wind vanes are used to    kites. TSW design, build, and fly a                                          Class meteorologists report
                 measure wind direction and be able to     kite; observe how a kite 'catches' the   Class meteorologists report                                                Class meteorologists report
                 tell the wind direction from their own    wind and how different types of kites                                        SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning
                 wind vane.                                respond to the airflow of the wind.      Read Scott Foresman Using           Activity 4 Let’s Learn to use a        Scott Foresman Experiment with
                                                                                                    Measurement Tools p. C30-C31        Thermometer p. 19-22                   Temperature p. C32-C33
                 Class meteorologists report the weather   Class meteorologists report
                 to the class and put on class weather                                              Complete Scott Foresman Your
                 calendar                                  Kite Flying Lesson                       Science Handbook (in the back of
                                                                                                    book) Using a Thermometer p. 51
                 Wind Vane Lesson * ignore Inupiaq and
                 the extension*
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding           How can we use a wind vane to            How can we use weather                  What do you know about             What do you know about                  How does the sun feel on your
Questions          observe the direction of the wind?        instruments to improve kite flying?      thermometers?                       thermometers?                            skin?
                  Have you ever seen a wind vane?          What made the kite go up?               What do they tell us?              What do they tell us?                   How does it feel differently on
                  What did it look like?                   What weather instruments are            Why are there thermometers?        Why are there thermometers?              a cloudy day?
                  What are wind vanes used for?             helpful for flying a kite?              Who uses thermometers?             Who uses thermometers?                  What would happen to the
                  What happens to a wind vane when         How are weather instruments             What does a thermometer look       What does a thermometer look             temperatures if you put the
                   the wind is blowing?                      helpful for flying a kite?               like?                               like?                                    cups in a shady place?
                  What are you wondering now?              How did the wind vane help you          What are you wondering now?       What are you wondering now?              What are you wondering now?
                                                             decide which direction to fly your
                                                             kite?
                                                            Did the direction that the wind was
                                                             blowing always stay the same?
                                                             How could you tell?
                                                            What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary        wind vane           north                                                         thermometer                        thermometer                         thermometer
for the week      weather vane        south                                                          temperature                        temperature                         temperature
(ongoing          wind direction      east                                                           measure                            measure                             measure
throughout the                         west                                                           degrees                            degrees                             degrees
unit)                                                                                                  Celsius                            Celsius                             Celsius
Resources        FOSS Air and Weather                      FOSS Air and Weather                     **in science measure in                     Thermometer Workstation       Scott Foresman flip chart
                 Investigation 3, Part 4                   Investigation 3, Part 5
                                                                                                    degrees Celsius**
                 Wind Vanes                                Kites                                                                                                               Scott Foresman lab manual p. 75-
                                                                                                                                                                               76
                                                                                                    Scott Foresman Instructional
                 Wind Vane photographs                     Make your own kite site
                                                                                                    Resources p. 60
                 Wind Vane videos
                 SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning          Optional Extension Lesson: Wind
                 Activity 8 Let’s Measure Wind Speed p.    (Turbine) Power
                 32-37

                 Illustration: Wind Vane

                 Make a Wind Vane


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Spring Branch ISD                                                                           Grade 2 Science Earth Science                                                       SBISD Wonderful Weather Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 4           Day 1                                 Day 2                                      Day 3                                 Day 4                                     Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                             Obj 1 & 4                                  Obj 1 & 4                             Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                                                              2.10A
Investigation/   Obj TSW learn to associate            Obj TSW collect and interpret data         Obj TSW create rain gauges and        Obj TSW describe the water cycle.         Obj TSW investigate, describe, and
Activity         temperature with how the air feels.   showing the relationship of uneven         measure rainfall.                                                               illustrate a simple model of the
                                                       heating of the earth’s atmosphere due to                                         Class meteorologists report               water cycle.
                 Class meteorologists report the       weather conditions.                        Class meteorologists report
                 weather to the class and put on                                                                                        Scott Foresman Is there water in air?     Class meteorologists report
                 class weather calendar                Class meteorologists report                Measuring Rain Lesson                 p. C38 & Observe the water cycle
                                                                                                                                        p.C39                                     SBISD Wonderful Weather
                 SBISD Wonderful Weather               SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning           Make a Rain Gauge directions                                                    Learning Activity 13 What is the
                 Learning Activity 5 How Does the      Activity 6 Let’s Take the Temperature of                                         Sing Water Cycle Songs                    Water Cycle? p. 52-54 (make both
                 Air Feel? p. 23-25                    the Air p. 26-29                                                                                                           models of the water cycle)
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding           How would the air feel if the        What are you wondering now?               What kind of weather do clouds       Is there water in the air?                  What is the water cycle?
Questions          temperature was 65°C?                                                            sometimes bring with them?           What happens to a puddle when it            How is this model (the box)
                  How would the air feel if the                                                   What do the clouds look like that     stops raining?                               like our earth?
                   temperature was 50°C?                                                            bring rain?                          What does evaporate mean?                   Could a lake form? Where?
                  What are you wondering now?                                                     How do you think a rain gauge        What is the water cycle?                    How has the sand changed?
                                                                                                    works?                               How is what happened in the cup             How does this model help us
                                                                                                   Where do you think we should          (model) like what happens in the             to understand the water cycle
                                                                                                    place the rain gauge?                 water cycle?                                 and its relationship to the
                                                                                                   How can we tell if it is going to    How is it different?                         earth?
                                                                                                    rain?                                What are you wondering now?                 What are you wondering now?
                                                                                                   How do we measure how much
                                                                                                    rain has fallen?
                                                                                                   What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary          thermometer                        thermometer                               rain gauge                             evaporates          model               evaporates         model
for the week        temperature                        temperature                                                                       condenses                                condenses
(ongoing            measure                            measure                                                                           water cycle                              water cycle
throughout the      degrees                            degrees                                                                           evaporation                              evaporation
unit)               Celsius                            Celsius                                                                           condensation                             condensation
                                                                                                                                           gas                                      gas
                                                                                                                                           water vapor                              water vapor
Resources        Illustration: Measuring               Make a Simple Thermometer                  FOSS Air and Weather                  Scott Foresman flip chart                 Water Cycle poem/song
                 Temperature                                                                      Investigation 2, Part 4
                                                                                                  Measuring Rain                        Evaporation and Condensation              Illustration: How Rain Forms, How
                                                                                                                                        poem/song                                 Snow Forms, Water Cycle, Water
                                                                                                  SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning                                                and Water Vapor, Rain
                                                                                                  Activity 12 How Do We Measure         Water Cycle poem/song
                                                                                                  Rainfall? p. 50-51
                                                                                                                                        Scott Foresman lab manual p. 78
                                                                                                  **in science measure in
                                                                                                                                        Make Rain
                                                                                                  centimeters**
                                                                                                                                        Water Cycle Workstation
                                                                                                  Make a Rain Gauge

                                                                                                  Illustration: Measuring Rainfall




* Objectives may be rewritten according to campus requirements                                                                                                                                                    4
Spring Branch ISD                                                                           Grade 2 Science Earth Science                                                             SBISD Wonderful Weather Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                      FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 5           Day 1                               Day 2                                         Day 3                                     Day 4                                      Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                           Obj 1 & 4                                     Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                                  Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                 2.7D, 2.2B-F, 2.4A, 2.7A-B                    2.2E, 2.3C
Investigation/   Obj TSW see the process of          Obj TSW learn that air contains water         Obj TSW describe severe weather           Obj TSW learn what causes tornadoes        Obj TSW create and observe a
Activity         evaporation and condensation                                                      conditions and ways to stay safe in       and where they are most likely to          model of a tornado.
                 within a miniature water cycle.     Class meteorologists report                   severe weather.                           occur.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Class meteorologists
                 Class meteorologists report the     Scott Foresman How does water vapor           Class meteorologists report               Class meteorologists report
                 weather to the class and put on     condense? p. C40-C41 (*tightly cover                                                                                               SBISD Wonderful Weather
                 class weather calendar              the cans so students won’t think the          Scott Foresman What are some              SBISD Wonderful Weather Learning           Learning Activity 10 What Makes
                                                     liquid came from the inside of the can –      kinds of bad weather p. C42-43 &          Activity 9 Terrible Tornadoes p. 38-42     a Tornado p. 43-44
                 SBISD Wonderful Weather             adding food coloring to the cans helps        Scott Foresman Science In Texas
                 Learning Activity 14 A Second       distinguish between the liquid inside and     (in the back of book) Extreme Texas
                 Look at the Water Cycle p. 55-58    outside the can)                              Weather p. T17-19 (students
                                                                                                   complete T20-T22 in workstations)

                                                                                                   Bad Weather (after the Scott
                                                                                                   Foresman Reading) Lesson
                                                                                                   Extension
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding           What is the water cycle?           Have you ever taken a cold soda can          What is weather?                        Wind can be helpful, like when we            What is a model?
Questions         How is this model like our          or a cold jar of food out of the             Looking at the picture, what kind        flew our kites, but wind can also be         What is a tornado?
                   earth?                              refrigerator on a warm humid day?             of weather is happening?                 harmful. How?                                How is the model we made
                  What happens to liquid water        After the can or jar was out for a little    What are some other kinds of bad        Why are thunderstorms dangerous?              like a real tornado?
                   when it evaporates in a closed      while, did you notice any change on           weather?                                What is tornado?                             How is it different?
                   system such as this baggie?         the outside of the can or jar? If so,        How can you stay safe in a              Where do you think tornadoes are             What are you wondering now?
                  How does this model help us to      what?                                         thunderstorm?                            most likely to occur?
                   understand the water cycle and     Have you ever blown on a window              If you hear a warning about a           Looking at the map, which states get
                   its relationship to the earth?      when it was cold outside?                     tornado, what should you do?             the most tornadoes?
                  What would happen if the mini      Have you ever seen your breath when          Tell how a drought and flood are        Which states get the least?
                   water cycle was left in a sunny     you breathe out on a cold day?                different.                              Do we live in n an area prone to
                   spot for a month?                  What are you wondering now?                  What are you wondering now?              tornadoes?
                  What are you wondering now?                                                                                               What weather is associated with
                                                                                                                                              tornadoes?
                                                                                                                                             What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary          evaporates        model         condense                                       thunderstorm                           tornado                                   model
for the week        condenses         system        condensation                                   lightning                              weather                                   tornado
(ongoing            water cycle       closed        water cycle                                    thunder                                dangerous
throughout the      evaporation        system                                                        tornado                                thunderstorm
unit)               condensation                                                                     flood                                  precaution
                    gas                                                                              drought
                    water vapor
Resources                                            Scott Foresman flip chart                     Scott Foresman flip chart                 I am Twister poem/song

                                                     Scott Foresman lab manual p. 79               Illustration: Drought

                                                                                                   Optional Extension Lesson: Make a
                                                                                                   Model of a Thunderstorm and Make
                                                                                                   a Severe Weather Guide (modeled
                                                                                                   after one picked up from local grocery
                                                                                                   store, Home Depot, or Lowe’s)



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                                                                                                                                                                                  FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 6           Day 1                                Day 2                                       Day 3                                   Day 4                               Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                            Obj 1 & 4                                   Obj 1 & 4                               Obj 1 & 4                           Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                                                                                                                                          2.7D, 2.7A
Investigation/   Obj TSW                              Obj TSW complete a web quest on             Obj TSW organize and graph class        Obj TSW communicate about           Obj TSW identify seasonal weather
Activity                                              hurricanes to learn more about them.        weather data collected over the         weather conditions.                 conditions and their effects on plants and
                 Class meteorologists report the                                                  previous weeks by the class                                                 animals (connect to their weather study).
                 weather to the class and put on      Class meteorologists report                 meteorologists. The class will          SBISD Wonderful Weather
                 class weather calendar                                                           continue recording the weather on       Learning Activity 16 Reporting      Scott Foresman What happens in spring
                                                      Hurricane Web quest (to be completed in     their own calendars for the following   the Weather! p. 63-66 (using all    and summer? p. C34-C35 & What
                 SBISD Wonderful Weather              pairs or buddy up with a class in an        4 weeks                                 of the data they’ve collected the   happens in fall and winter? p. C36-C37
                 Learning Activity 11 What About      intermediate grade)                                                                 previous 6 weeks)
                 Hurricanes? p. 45-49                                                             Class meteorologists report                                                 Comparing the Seasons year-long lesson
                                                                                                                                          Natural Weather Forecasters
                                                                                                  Weather Graphs Lesson                   Lesson                              Seasons sorting lesson
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding           What is a hurricane?                                                            Is there are better way to see what                                           What happens in spring/summer?
Questions         What are of the United States is                                                 the weather was like for the                                                  What happens in winter/fall?
                   most likely to experience                                                        month?                                                                        What happens to a tree throughout
                   hurricanes?                                                                     Which type of weather did we                                                   the year?
                  Have any of you ever                                                             have the most of?                                                             When is the air cooler – spring or
                   experienced a hurricane?                                                        How many days?                                                                 summer?
                  How are hurricanes different                                                    Which type of weather did we                                                  When is the air cooler – fall or
                   from tornadoes?                                                                  have the least of?                                                             winter?
                  Where do most hurricanes                                                        How many days?                                                                Which season is the hottest one of
                   occur?                                                                          How many days was it sunny?                                                    the year?
                  What are you wondering now?                                                     How many days did it rain?                                                    Which season is the coldest one of
                                                                                                   How are graphs useful?                                                         the year?
                                                                                                   What are you wondering now?                                                   In which season do many plants
                                                                                                                                                                                   begin to grow?
                                                                                                                                                                                  What are you wondering now?
Vocabulary        windstorm                                                                       graph                                  weather                              seasons
for the week      hurricane                                                                                                               forecast                             spring
(ongoing                                                                                                                                   historian                            summer
throughout the                                                                                                                                                                   hibernate
unit)



Resources        Difference between hurricanes and    Hurricane Illustrations                     FOSS Air and Weather                    Weather Forecast poem/song          Scott Foresman flip chart
                 tornadoes                                                                        Investigation 4, Part 1
                                                      Optional extension lesson: Model            Weather Graphs                          Weather Mapping Extension           Scott Foresman Interactive
                 Hurricane resources and links        Hurricane Winds                                                                     Lesson                              Transparency Package, Transparency 8

                 Hurricane Tracking printable chart                                                                                                                           Through the Year poem/song
                 (black and white and color) and
                 how to track them with Longitude                                                                                                                             FOSS science stories “Seasons”
                 and Latitude
                                                                                                                                                                              Illustration: Seasons

                                                                                                                                                                              Season Names printable
                                                                                                                                                                              Season Pictures printable


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                                                                                                                                                                             FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 7           Day 1                             Day 2                                 Day 3                                     Day 4                                       Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                         Obj 1 & 4                             Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                                   Obj 1 & 4
TEKS                                                                                     2.7A, 2.1A, 2.2B-F                        2.7A, 2.1A, 2.2B-F                          2.7A, 2.1A, 2.2B-F
Investigation/   Obj TSW                           Obj TSW complete the Chapter 2        Obj TSW describe how the rotation         Obj TSW                                     Obj TSW
Activity                                           Review                                of the earth causes day and night
                 All Year Season Observation                                                                                       Day and Night Lesson – Day 1                Day and Night Lesson – Day 2
                 Lesson then Seasons Bubble Gum    Scott Foresman Chapter 2 Review p.    Scott Foresman What Causes Day
                 Walk Lesson                       C44-C45 (have students complete in    and Night? p. C48-C49
                                                   pairs or individually)

Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding                                                                                     What causes day and night?               What causes day and night?                 What causes day and night?
Questions                                                                                   Does the earth move?                     Does the Earth move?                       Does the Earth move?
                                                                                            Does the sun move?                       Does the Sun move?                         Does the Sun move?
                                                                                            Why do day and night happen?             Why do day and night happen?               Why do day and night happen?
                                                                                            When do you have nighttime?              When do you have nighttime?                When do you have nighttime?
                                                                                            What is it on the other side of the      What is it on the other side of the         What is it on the other side of
                                                                                             earth when you have nighttime?            earth when you have nighttime?               the earth when you have
                                                                                                                                                                                    nighttime?
Vocabulary                                                                                Sun                rotate                 Sun                 rotate                Sun             rotate
for the week                                                                              Earth              rotation               Earth               rotation              Earth           rotation
(ongoing                                                                                  orbit              revolve                orbit               revolve               orbit           revolve
throughout the                                                                            east               revolution             east                revolution            east            revolution
unit)                                                                                     west                                       west                                       west
Resources        Illustration: World Climates                                            Scott Foresman flip chart

                 United Streaming Full Video:                                            Online interactive book (click on
                 Magical Mother Nature: The Four                                         Audio Lesson)
                 Seasons (15:28) grades K-2 and
                 Video Segment: Seasons (03:55)
                 grades 4-9




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                                                                                                                                                                                 FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)
Week 8           Day 1                                 Day 2                                     Day 3                                   Day 4                                     Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                             Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                               Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4
TEKS             2.7A, 2.1A, 2.2B-F                    2.7D, 2.7A                                2.7D, 2.2B, 2.2E, 2.7A                  2.10B, 2.7D, 2.7A                         2.10B, 2.5A, 2.8B
Investigation/   Obj TSW understand that the Earth     Obj TSW describe the phases of the        Obj TSW observe and record the          Obj TSW compare the similarities of       Obj TSW identify types of rocks
Activity         rotating causes day and night         moon.                                     phases of the moon                      the Earth and Moon and identify
                                                                                                                                         features/landforms found on Earth         Scott Foresman What are rocks
                 Day and Night lesson from NASA        Scott Foresman Up in the Sky p. C46-      Scott Foresman How can you                                                        like? p. C10-C11
                                                       C47 and What do we know about the         record the phases of the moon? p.       Moon and Earth Lesson
                                                       moon? p. C50-C51                          C52-C53 blank calendar template
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding             What causes day and night?         What causes day and night?               How could we record our               How are the moon and Earth alike?           Describe the ways the rocks
Questions           Does the earth move?               What can we see in the sky during the      observations of the phases of the     Different?                                   are alike. Different.
                    Does the sun move?                  day?                                       moon?                                What are some features seen on              What are rocks made of?
                    Why do day and night happen?       What can we see in the sky during the    How long does it take the moon         Earth?                                      How can rocks be different
                    When do you have nighttime?         night?                                     to go through all phases?            What does the land look like at your         from each other?
                    What is it on the other side of    Have you ever seen the moon appear       In what ways did the moon look         favorite outdoor place?
                     the earth when you have             to change shape?                           different every day/night?
                     nighttime?                         Have you ever seen a full moon?          Do any of your pictures look the
                                                                                                    same? If so, which ones?
                                                                                                  Would your data be the same or
                                                                                                    different next month? How could
                                                                                                    you find out?
Vocabulary          Sun              rotate             phase             rotate              phase               rotate              feature                                rock
for the week        Earth            rotation           day               rotation            day                 rotation            crater                                 mineral
(ongoing            orbit            revolve            night             revolve             night               revolve             mountain
throughout the      east             revolution         moon              revolution          moon                revolution          similarity
unit)               west                                 reflect                                reflect             observe
                                                                                                  collect data
Resources        News Break video from NASA            Scott Foresman flip chart                 Discovery Education Video               Scott Foresman Lab Manual p. 63           Scott Foresman flip chart
                                                                                                 Segment: Phases (04:09) grades 2-5
                                                       Scott Foresman Songs & Activities                                                 Scott Foresman flip chart                 Scott Foresman Interactive
                                                       Package p. 25-26                          Blank calendar template                                                           Transparency Package
                                                                                                                                         Illustration: Rivers                      Transparency 7
                                                       Scott Foresman Instructional Resources    Moon Lesson
                                                       p. 65-66

                                                       Scott Foresman Interactive Transparency
                                                       Package Transparency 9

                                                       Moon Phases Workstation




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                                                                                                                                     FOSS: Air and Weather (optional)




Week 9           Day 1                               Day 2                                     Day 3                     Day 4         Day 5
TAKS             Obj 1 & 4                           Obj 1 & 4                                 Obj 1 & 4                 Obj 1 & 4     Obj 1 & 4
TEKS             2.7A, 2.1A, 2.2B, 2.2D-F
Investigation/   Obj TSW identify ways rocks and     Obj TSW identify ways that volcanoes      Obj TSW                   Obj TSW       Obj TSW
Activity         soil can be changed and set up a    and earthquakes change the earth
                 model
                                                     Scott Foresman How do volcanoes and
                 Scott Foresman How can rocks        earthquakes change the earth? p. C14-
                 and soil be changed? p. C12-C13     C15 & How can you make a model of a
                                                     volcano? p. C16-C17
                 Optional lesson: Effects of Water
                 on Land Lesson
Think Aloud
(3D to 2D)
Guiding             What is the earth made of?       Think of ways the land can be                                                 
Questions           How can rocks be changed?         changed.
                    How can soil be changed?         What would you do if the earth
                    What is erosion?                  suddenly started moving and shaking?
                    How can plants help the soil?    How does a volcano change the earth?
                    What is a model?                  Is it sudden or slow?
                    How does the model help us?      How does an earthquake change the
                                                       earth? Is it sudden or slow?
                                                      What is lava?
                                                      What happens when a volcano erupts?
                                                      What is a model?
                                                      How does a model help us?
Vocabulary        erosion                            lava                                                                          
for the week      model                              volcano
(ongoing                                              earthquake
throughout the                                        model
unit)                                                 mountain

Resources        Illustrations: Erosion, Soil        Illustrations: Volcano 1, Volcano 2,
                                                     Volcanoes Change Surface, Earthquake,
                 Scott Foresman Lab Manual p. 65     Earthquake zones and volcanic eruptions

                                                     Scott Foresman flip chart




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