Students write the title, “Spring," on their journal page.
Take journals, pencils and lightweight jackets with the students. Observe the adopted tree for the spring season.
Ask the students to observe the leaves and buds. What colors do they see?
What is the weather like?
Compare spring to past seasons.
Once inside, the students draw the tree, themselves in the appropriate outdoor clothing and the weather.
Students color and label the picture and write a sentence or paragraph as a summary.
Students also record the temperature on their journal page. Provide paper thermometers to the students to color in the mercury level on the thermometer to the correct degree.