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Age 7-9 - Concept 1: Environment

Unit 1: Amazing Weather [S]

  • Lesson 1: Whatever the Weather
  • Lesson 2: Heat and Temperature (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: The Wind (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Precipitation (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Wild Weather
  • Lesson 6: Geography and Weather (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Reason for the Season
  • Lesson 8: Habitats and Weather
  • Final Project: Weather Report

Unit 1: Tornado [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Weather on the Farm (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The Storm (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: The Tornado
  • Lesson 4: A Card Trick
  • Lesson 5: Turtles (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: The Best Pet Award
  • Lesson 7: Conflict
  • Lesson 8: The End of the Storm (2 Days)
  • Lesson 9: Plot
  • Final Project: Think-Tac-Toe

Unit 2: The Land [S]

  • Lesson 1: Where You Live
  • Lesson 2: Types of Maps
  • Lesson 3: Reading Maps (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Natural Resources (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Conserving Natural Resources
  • Lesson 6: Environment of the United States (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Farming In the U.S. (2 Days)
  • Lesson 8: My Environment (2 Days)
  • Final Project: My Own Island

Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: Story Elements
  • Lesson 3: The News
  • Lesson 4: The Letters
  • Lesson 5: The Arrival
  • Lesson 6: Life on the Prairie (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: The Dune
  • Lesson 8: Work and Play
  • Lesson 9: Writing (2 Days)
  • Lesson 10: Neighbors
  • Lesson 11: Squall
  • Lesson 12: The End of the Storm
  • Final Project: Welcome To Kansas (2 Days)

Unit 3: Sound [S]

  • Lesson 1: Listening for Sounds
  • Lesson 2: The Ear
  • Lesson 3: Sound Travels (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Sound Waves
  • Lesson 5: Pitch or Frequency
  • Lesson 6: Music, Voice, and Instruments (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Design an Instrument

Unit 3: Who Was Helen Keller? [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Helen's Early Years
  • Lesson 2: Helen's Childhood
  • Lesson 3: Helen's Challenges
  • Lesson 4: Inventors
  • Lesson 5: Annie
  • Lesson 6: Helen Leaves Home
  • Lesson 7: More Learning
  • Lesson 8: All Grown Up
  • Final Project: Scrapbook or Interview