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Seasonal Changes

£12.00
SKU S1CS30010
Key Stage 1 Seasons Science Year 1

Help your class understand how the seasons change with this Seasonal Changes Year 1 Science lesson planning pack. Through a variety of fun activities, your KS1 children will explore how weather and day length affect animals and humans. They will also be encouraged to use their own experiences and the information provided to come to conclusions about how living things adapt to seasonal changes.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This Seasonal Changes KS1 planning pack contains six fully-planned Science lessons for your to deliver to your Year 1 class. Each lesson contains an easy-to-follow lesson plan, an engaging slideshow for the whole-class input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of fun, colourful printable resources to support children as they carry out their independent learning activities.

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'Weather' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1TheSeasons

This Seasons Year 1 lesson will get your class thinking about the four seasons and their different characteristics. They will think about what different types of weather there are and which type of weather is most likely in different seasons. They can then use what they know to work out what kind of clothes people might wear in different seasons to account for the weather.

This Seasons Year 1 lesson pack comes with everything you need to introduce your class to the weather in different seasons. There's an easy-to-follow lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas, a slideshow presentation for the whole-class teaching input and a range of handy printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Outfit cards
  • Picture cards
#Lesson2ComparingSeasons

Now that your Year 1 class know that there are four different seasons the in UK, they can use their knowledge to compare and contrast the four seasons and explore their differences in further detail. They will look at written and picture clues to work out the season that is being represented, as well as having the chance to go on a seasonal walk to spot clues as to which season we are currently in.

This Comparing Seasons Year 1 lesson pack contains a lesson plan with differentiation, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of helpful printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Seasons jigsaws
  • Sentence cards
  • Word mat
#Lesson3AnimalsinDifferentSeasons

In this ready-to-teach lesson, your Year 1 class will explore animals in different seasons and investigate how their behaviour changes depending on which season it is. Your children will look at a year in the life of a robin and a dormouse and explore how each season affects their lives. They will also be introduced to the term 'hibernate' and have the opportunity to research hedgehogs to find out how they survive cold winters.

This Animals in Different Seasons lesson comes fully prepared with everything you need to deliver this fun lesson. There's a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Robin’s jobs sheet
  • Challenge card
  • Hedgehog fact sheet
  • Story sheet

#Lesson4HumansinDifferentSeasons

Now that your class have learnt about how animals adapt to the changing seasons, they will have the opportunity to think about humans in different seasons and how they adapt to the changes in the weather.

Your class will have the chance to explore how the seasons affect what we wear, what we do and what we eat, and have a go at matching various clothes, foods and activities to the correct season.

This Humans in Different Seasons lesson contains all the resources you need to teach this lesson, including an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input and differentiated printable resources for their independent activities.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Vegetables & fruit picture cards
  • Vegetables & fruit clue cards
  • Vegetables & fruit name cards
#Lesson5NightandDay

In this Night and Day KS1 Science lesson, your class will explore the tricky concept of seasonal day length. Luckily, two cartoon characters are on hand to help explain it all!

Your Year 1 class will have the opportunity to compare birthdays that take place in different seasons and begin to come to their own conclusions about how day length varies. Is it better to have an evening firework display for a winter birthday or a summer birthday? Let your class decide!

This Night and Day KS1 planning pack comes with a lesson plan with three-way differentiation plus an alternative activity, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas, and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Timelines
  • Activity cards
#Lesson6WeatherinSeasons

In the final lesson of this series, your Year 1 class will explore the weather in seasons by interpreting data on clothes worn during each of the four seasons. They will transfer their data into a pictogram and answer questions on it to gain a better understanding of the differences between the weather in each season. You can then test their knowledge of Seasonal Changes in the End of Unit Quiz.

NB: Sample data has been provided but there is also the option to collect data with your class in the 10 days leading up to this lesson.

This Weather in Seasons lesson comes fully prepared for you to deliver to your class with a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of handy printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Seasons cards
  • Blank weather sheet
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Pictogram sheets
  • End of unit quiz
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 1 - asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Year 1 - observing closely, using simple equipment
  • Year 1 - performing simple tests
  • Year 1 - identifying and classifying
  • Year 1 - using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Year 1 - gathering and recording data to help in answering questions
  • Year 1 - observe changes across the four seasons
  • Year 1 - observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies
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