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Calendar in the Classroom Lessons

Standards Alignment

ART
Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in the Arts: Visual Arts (2020 Version)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)
Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in English Language Arts (2020 Version)
MATH
Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in Mathematics (2022 Version)
SCIENCE
Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in Science (2019 Version)
astronomy
gardening
phenology
water
weather
astronomy
Astronomy
Eye on the Sky - K & 3rd Grade - Subjects: Art & Science
Moon Math - 3rd Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Moon Phases - 3rd Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Ojibwe and Lakota Moons 3rd Grade Subjects: Science
Sunrise / Sunset - 3rd Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
We're Burning Daylight - 3rd - 5th Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
gardening
Gardening
A Garden of Poetry - K - 5th Grade - Subjects: Art & ELA
Consider Composting - 4th Grade - Subjects: Science
Growing Timeline - 3rd & 5th Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Picking Plant Parts - K & 1st Grade - Subjects: Science
Weeds Winning Ways - 2nd - 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
What Seeds Need - K, 3rd, & 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
phenology
Phenology
Awesome Autumn - K - 4th Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Changing Seasons - 3rd - 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
Finding Nature's Alphabet - K - 2nd Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
Natural Narratives - 3rd - 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
Phenology Picture Essay - K - 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA, Math, & Science
Recording Seasonal Change - K - 5th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
What's Happening - K - 5th Grade - Subjects: Art & Science
water
Water
Aquatic Animal Adaptations - 1st - 4th Grade - Subjects: Art & Science
Collecting Crystals - K & 4th Grade - Subjects: Art & Science
Curiosity About Clouds - 4th Grade - Subjects: Science
Land and Water Adaptations - 1st - 4th Grade - Subjects: Art, ELA, & Science
Staying Warm in Winter Water - 2nd & 3rd Grade - Subjects: Science
Water is Life - K - 3rd Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
weather
Weather
Cloud in a Jar - 4th Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
Graphing Maximum and Minimum Temperatures - 5th Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Measuring the Wind - 2nd & 4th Grade - Subjects: Science
On Snowy Days - 2nd - 4th Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Temperature Graphing - 1st & 2nd Grade - Subjects: Math & Science
Weather Journal - K - 2nd Grade - Subjects: ELA & Science
Weather Math - 5th Grade - Subjects: Math
Weather Spies - K - Subjects: Science

Jeffers Foundation collaborated with teachers to develop standards-sensitive lessons based on the weather & phenology content of the Minnesota Weatherguide Environment™ Calendar published by Freshwater.

 

We are especially grateful to Freshwater which generously donates copies of the Calendar for use in classrooms where teachers use these lessons.

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