Overview: Use this compare and contrast activity to solidify key concepts about the seasons, as part of a 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 seasons.
  2. Record characteristics that two seasons share.


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) the characteristics of each season.
  • Provide books and magazines that feature characteristics of the season you are in and the one to compare.