Focus: Unit 11’s Student Reader, Introduction to Ecology, familiarizes students with the concepts of food chains, the balance of nature, changes to the environment, and protecting the environment. Students are administered a cumulative End-of-Year assessment, the results of which can be shared with fourth grade teachers via the End-of-Year Assessment Summary sheet included in the Student Workbook.
Number of Lessons: 10
Lesson Time: 80 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: nonfiction • ecology • John Muir • comparative and superlative adjectives • comparative and superlative adverbs • subject and object pronouns