Overview: Use this compare and contrast activity to solidify key concepts about the seasons, as part of book study or as a pre-writing activity for later work.

Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second, Third

Objective(s): Students will be able to...

  1. Record characteristics that are specific to two different season.
  2. Record characteristics that two seasons share.

Materials:

Summer and Autumn

Autumn and Winter

Autumn and Spring

Spring and Summer

Spring and Winter

Winter and Summer

Possible Modifications/Accommodations:

  • Provide a mini-lesson in which you identify and record (with student(s)) characteristics of each season.
  • Provide books and magazines that features characteristics of the season you are in and the one to compare.