Pre-K to 3rd Grade


Colonial Days: Dress and Play- Travel back in time and play 18th century games and learn about and compare fashions from then with today
CC.2.1.K.A.1: Know number names and write and recite the count sequence.
1.6.1.A: Listen actively and respond to others in small and large group situations with appropriate questions and ideas.
8.2.K.B: Examine photographs of documents, artifacts, and places unique to Pennsylvania. Hibernation.

Migration and Toleration- Not all animals like to stay in PA year round, see which ones can last a full year. 4.1.K.E: Identify how the changes of seasons affect their local environment.
3.1.2.A.3 Identify similarities and differences in life cycles of plants and animals.
4.1.2.D: Identify differences in living things (color, shape, size, etc.) and describe how adaptations are important for survival.

Happy Birthday George Washington- Celebrate our Nation's first President with a birthday bash through Colonial dancing, creating birthday cards and reading an adventure about our beloved General George Washington.
5.1.K.F: Identify significant American holidays and their symbols.
8.1.1.A: Demonstrate an understanding of chronology.
8.3.2.A: Identify groups and organizations and their contributions to the United States.

Trees- Trees provide so much for us and our environment explore the growth, development and species 3.1.K.A3: Observe, compare, and describe stages of life cycles for plants and/or animals.
3.1.1.A5: Identify and describe plant parts and their function.
4.1.2.E: Identify how living things survive changes in their environment.

Spring Peepers- Learn the life-cycle of these frogs which provide their songs in the late spring evenings 3.1.K.A3: Observe, compare, and describe stages of life cycles for plants and/or animals.
4.1.1.E: Describe the seasons and describe how the change of the season affects living things.
4.1.2.D: Identify differences in living things (color, shape, size, etc.) and describe how adaptations are important for survival.

Monarch Butterflies- Why do these delicate creatures migrate 3,000 miles and how do they assist scientists in understanding climate change?
3.1.K.A3: Observe, compare, and describe stages of life cycles for plants and/or animals.
4.1.1.E: Describe the seasons and describe how the change of the season affects living things.
4.1.2.D: Identify differences in living things (color, shape, size, etc.) and describe how adaptations are important for survival.

Native vs. Invasive Species- PA is filled with vast foliage;in this learn about the interaction between native species and non-native species and how they strive to thrive in PA.
Standard - 4.1.4. Explain that ecosystems change over time due to natural and/ or human influences. Standard - 4.5.3.B Define the term pest and identify various plants and animals that humans may call pests.

Park Ranger: Emissaries of our Nation's Heritage and Natural Treasures –As Park Rangers we are given a sacred duty to protect our nation's histories, cultures and natural wonders. In this lesson students will learn about the various National Parks throughout the U.S. and they will create their own park that they feel that embodies the Park Service spirit.
CC.1.4.2.A Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. CC.1.4.3.C Develop the topic with facts, definitions, details, and illustrations, as appropriate. E03C.1.2.2

Last updated: February 8, 2016

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