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Seasons – Teacher Resources

Teach about the phenomenon of the seasons by using lessons, activities, and printables which encourage participation and exploration. Included are summer reading lists for all grade levels, literature guides associated with the seasons, daily warm-ups, Spanish vocabulary practice, quizzes and worksheets, crossword puzzles, creative writing exercises, and much more!

Educational Videos

Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities

Printables

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Summer Crossword Puzzle
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Describe the Rainy Day
Structure of a Typical Flower
Earth, Moon, Sun, and Seasons -- Activity
More Popular Seasons Printables

Lesson Plans

The Sunflower
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Fall Similes
Class Garden
Autumn Leaf Art Projects
Weather Station
Fall Haiku
More Popular Seasons Lesson Plans

References

Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
Global Warming: Greenhouse Effect
Weather Terms
The Vernal Equinox
Lowest Recorded Temperatures
The Winter Solstice
More Seasons References

Spring Resources

Classroom Tree Bulletin Board
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Poster & Activities
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Baseball Fun
Tissue Flower Craft
Cool-Weather and Warm-Weather Crops
More Spring Resources for Teachers

Summer Resources

Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Summer Fun Worksheets
The Summer of the Swans
Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Fourth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Sixth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Summer Herbs to Identify
More Summer Resources for Teachers

Autumn Resources

Savvy September Sentences
As Soon As It's Fall Poetry Pack
Fall Crossword Puzzle I
Pumpkin Seed Snack
Fall Reading Bulletin Board
Fall Crossword Puzzle II
Autumn Tree
More Autumn Resources for Teachers

Winter Resources

Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
Winter Math & Art Bulletin Board
Groundhog Day Videos & Activities
Writing Activities: Using the Newspaper
Glacial Pressure
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
More Winter Resources for Teachers

Art & Music Activities

Autumn Leaves
Flower and Leaf Press
Colorful Creations from Construction Paper
Synonym and Antonym Acorns
Making Sand Art
Dress for the Season
Crepe Paper Flower
Decorative Leaf Rubbings
Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Snowman Mobile
More Seasons Activities for Art & Music

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Fall Acrostic Poem
Summer Reading (Grades K-2)
Fact or Opinion
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
Fall into Rhyme
Summer of My German Soldier
Types of Snow Quiz
Writing Fall Haiku
More Popular Seasons Reading & Language Arts Activities

Social Studies Resources

Winter Holidays
Winter Holidays Chart
The Chinese Calendar
Winter Weather Across America
Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
On the Far Side of the Mountain
Earth, Moon, Sun, and Seasons -- Lecture Notes and Facts
The Giant Easter Egg
The Rabbit
What Are Seasons Like?
More Seasons Social Studies Activities

Mathematics Resources

Favorite Season Graph
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
What Are Solstices and Equinoxes?
Spider Plants
Fourth Grade Summer Math
Kindergarten Summer Math
Third Grade: Over the Break
More Seasons Math Activities

Science Resources

Climate Activities
How Do Animals Adapt to Seasonal Change? -- Activity 4.12
A Weather Calendar
How Do Seasons Affect Animal Adaptations? -- Activity 4.11
Gardening with Kids
What and When Is Fall?
Signs of Fall
Insects Bulletin Board
Understanding Chlorophyll
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
More Popular Seasons Science Activities

Weather Resources

Weather Graph
Hurricane Katrina Reading Warm-Up
Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
Weather Symbols
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
Hurricanes
Science Reading Warm-Up: Volcanoes
More Weather Resources for Teachers

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September is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Labor Day (9/7), Patriot Day (9/11), Grandparents Day (9/13), Rosh Hashanah (begins sundown 9/13), Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15), Constitution Week (9/17-23), Yom Kippur (begins 9/22), Autumn (begins 9/23), Ancestor Appreciation Day (begins 9/27), and Banned Books Week (9/27-10/3). Plus, celebrate Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and Library Card Sign-Up Month and all September long!

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