•  butterfly Science Pacing Guide       
     
    * All starred items continued throughout the school year. *
     

    August/September

    * K.1  Student will conduct investigations

    * K.4  eight basic colors and shapes

    * K.8  Patterns in daily life:   weather observations, home and school routines

    Health SOL’s

     

    October

     K.6   Living things change and grow, basic needs for survival

    - plants and animals live and die (life cycle)

    K.9  Natural and human-made things may change over time

    * K.4  textures and feel, relative size and weight, position and speed

     

    November

    K.9  Natural and human-made things may change over time

    - changes can be noted and measured

     

    December

    K.2  Five senses, sensing organs, sensory descriptors

    January

    K.5  Water occurs in different forms (solid, liquid, gas)

    K.7  Shadows occur in nature when sunlight is blocked by an object

    - shadows can be produced by blocking artificial light sources

     

    February

    No new concepts introduced, continue previous concepts.

     

    March

    K.3  Investigate and understand that magnets have an effect on some materials, make some things move without touching, have useful applications

    -  attraction/non attraction, push/pull, attract/repel, metal/nonmetal

    Health SOL’s

    April

    K.9  Natural and human-made things may change over time

    -  changes can be noted and measured

    K.10  Reduce, recycle, conserve

    -  identify materials that can be used over and over again

    -  identify everyday materials that can be recycled 

    -  explain how to conserve water and energy at home and at school

     

    May

    K.5  Some materials may float in water while some may sink

    K.6  Plants and animals live and die (life cycle)

    -  offspring of plants and animals are similar but not identical to their parents and one another