For as long as he can remember Kered has wanted to visit Earth for a holiday. When he finally arrives he discovers that the weather isn’t at all what he was expecting! Can you help him understand why?
Curriculum Link: Seasonal Changes – how the weather and natural world change through the year.
Holiday on Earth is the second of 6 titles in the new Stories for Science series from Millgate House Education, Holiday on Earth is an endearing and beautifully illustrated story for children aged 5-7 which sets the scene for science investigations about seasonal changes.
Generously sized to make it perfect for sharing at the front of the class or in groups, the book also comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans linked to the story.
The stories do not have satisfactory endings and the characters are left with a problem to solve. After doing some appropriate investigations in science lessons, children will be able to use their knowledge to write a happy ending to the story.
Included with this item is the 1 x paperback copy, 1 x PDF Download and the book comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans.
Why not take a look at the next book in the new series Concentrate, Russet! – At the end of the summer, wise old Rudolph teaches the young squirrels how to prepare for the coming winter, but Russet doesn’t pay attention. When winter arrives, will Russet be able to survive?
|National Curriculum for England and Wales||Scotland Curriculum for Excellence|
|Y1: Seasonal Changes||Social studies: People, place and environment (Early and First Level)|
|Pupils should be taught to:|
Oobserve change across the four seasons
Observe and describe the weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.
|While learning outdoors in differing weathers, I have described and recorded the weather, its effects and how it makes me feel and can relate my recordings to the seasons (SOC0 -12a)
By using a range of instruments, I can measure and record the weather and discuss how weather affects my life (SOC1 -12a) Science: Planet Earth: Space (First Level)
By safely observing and recording the Sun and Moon at various times, I can describe their patterns of movement and changes over time. I can relate these to the length of a day, a month and a year (SCN 1-06a).
|Age Range: 5-7||Format: Paperback + PDF Download|
|Author: Elizabeth Flinn||Illustrator: Hannah Thompson|