Instructor: Andrea Woltje email: awoltje@usd223.
Phone #: 785-348-5531 Hours: 8:00-3:45
Office: Linn Public School Year: 2014-2015
Textbook: Science/A Closer Look by Macmillian/McGraw-Hill
Description: Science concepts are intergrated into thematic units.
Learning/Developmental Goals: The course is designed to prepare students for the Kansas State Assessment given in upper grades.
Learning Outcome: The student will demonstrate mastery in the following units using
formal and informal assessments in addition to teacher observation.
Unit A: Be a Scientist Unit A: Plants Unit B: Animals
Parts of Plants Animals are Everywhere
What Plants Need Animals Needs
Plant Usage Animals Change & Grow
Unit C: Our Earth Unit D: Sky & Weather
Soil & Rocks Look at Weather
Land & Water Seasons
Resources & Recycle Sun, Moon, & Stars
Unit E: Matter & Motion Unit F: Moving Right Along
Paper & Cloth Wheels & Motion
Wood, Metal & clay Gravity & Sounds
Investigate water Magnets
Evaluation of Progress: *class participation
No standard letter or numerical grades are assigned in Kindergarten.
The following will be used:
NP: Needs Practice