IPM Scope and Sequence: Grades 4 & 5 Curriculum
LESSON TITLE AREAS OF FOCUS CORE, TIME & INVOLVEMENT KIT MATERIALS
Grades 4 & 5 Curriculum Outline
Unit 1: Biodiversity        
Lesson 1: Everybody is Somebody’s Lunch SCI Core Session I: 1hr MAX
Session II: 45min MAX
Overhead 1, Handouts 1 & 2, Word and Picture Cards, Food Chain Picture Card Set
Lesson 2: "I" is for Invasive SCI, LA   45 min AVG Handouts 1 & 2, Supplement: Connecticut Invasive Plant List, Video/DVD, Pamphlets/Fact Sheets, Invasive Plants Picture Card Set, Assessment for a Pamphlet or Poster, Assessment for a Dramatic Presentation
Unit 2: IPM        
Lesson 1: Before You Spray, Try Another Way SCI, LA Core 3x 30min AVG Handouts 1 through 3
Unit 3: Lifestyles        
Section 1 Animals        
Lesson 1: Extreme Makeover SCI, LA, MATH Core 2x 45min MIN Handout 1, Rubric for Individual Work, Animal Babies and Adults Picture Card Set
Lesson 2: Migration Relay SCI, SS, LA, ART Core 3x 45min MIN Overheads 1 through 3, Handouts 1 through 3, Migration Poster
Lesson 3: Better Homes and Gardens SCI, LA, MATH, ART   3x 45min MIN Handouts 1 through 4
Lesson 4: Flag on the Playing Field SCI, PHYS, MATH   1hr AVG Handout 1
Section 2 Plants        
Lesson 1: Earth: Planet of Plants SCI, LA, GEO Core 4x 30min MIN Handouts 1 & 2, Video/DVD, Poster, Unusual Plants Picture Card Set, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, Assessment for a Brochure/Poster/ Display
Lesson 2: Presto, Changeo   Core 2x 20min AVG Handouts 1 through 3
Unit 4: Pest vs. Pal        
Lesson 1: A Pest by Any Other Name SCI, LA Core 45min AVG Handouts 1 through 3, Bugs by David T. Greenberg, IPM Control Methods Word Cards, Assessment for an Illustration or Poster
Lesson 2: Worm’s World SCI   3x 45min MAX Overhead 1, Handouts 1 through 3, Assessment for a Lab Report, Assessment for an Expository Piece
Lesson 3: Insectivores SCI, MATH   45min AVG Overhead 1, Handouts 1& 2, Insectivore Portraits, Supplemental information on bats
Lesson 4: Six Bugs You’ll Learn to Love SCI, LA   2x 30min MIN Handouts 1 & 2, Bizarre Bugs by Mary Packard, Insect Picture Card Set, Assessment
Lesson 5: An Ounce of Prevention SCI, LA Core 30min MIN Handouts 1 through 5, Assessment for an Illustration or Poster
Unit 5: Pest Control        
Section 1 Biological/Natural        
Lesson 1: Butterflies, Mealworms, and Beetlemania SCI, ART   30min MIN Handouts 1 through 3, Supplements 1 & 2, Complete and Incomplete Metamorphosis Picture Card Set, Video/DVD, Assessment for a Scientific Drawing
Lesson 2: The Solution, or Part of the Problem? SCI Core 45min MAX Overheads 1 through 3, Handouts 1 through 5, Assessment for a Graph
Section 2 Chemical        
Lesson 1: DDT - Doing Deadly Things SCI, LA, MATH, ART Core 1hr MIN Handouts 1 through 4, Raining Cats Picture Card Set, Assessment for a Graph, Alternative Assessment
Lesson 2: Easy To Do, But Dangerous Too! SCI, ART   2x 30min AVG Handout 1
Section 3 Social/Cultural        
Lesson 1: Of Loraxes and Wumps SCI, LA Core 4x 45min MAX Handouts 1 through 5, The Lorax by Dr. Suess, The Wump World by Bill Peet, Assessment for a Lab Report
Section 4 Mechanical        
Lesson 1: To Catch a Leprechaun SCI, LA   45min AVG No materials provided
Unit 6: Summary        
Lesson 1: The Choice Is Yours SCI, LA, SS Core 45min AVG Handout 1, Assessment for an Editorial or Debate, Assessment for a Persuasive Piece, Assessment for a Position Paper
Supplemental Materials        

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Overheads

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