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Seasons

  1. 1. ISRAFILLI TURKANA 308ISRAFILLI TURKANA 308
  2. 2. The first season is spring. In theThe first season is spring. In theUnited Kingdom, and the rest of earthsUnited Kingdom, and the rest of earthsnorthern hemisphere, the first day ofnorthern hemisphere, the first day ofspring is on 20 March. On the first day ofspring is on 20 March. On the first day ofspring the number of hours of daylight andspring the number of hours of daylight andnight are the same, so there are 12 hoursnight are the same, so there are 12 hoursof daylight and 12 hours of darkness.of daylight and 12 hours of darkness.This is because the sun shines directlyThis is because the sun shines directlyover the equator, which is an imaginaryover the equator, which is an imaginaryline that divides the earth, half way inline that divides the earth, half way inbetween the North Pole and South Pole.between the North Pole and South Pole.From 20 March onwards in the northernFrom 20 March onwards in the northernhemisphere, the hours of daylight gethemisphere, the hours of daylight getlonger and longer until summer, when youlonger and longer until summer, when youwill notice that it is still light at bedtime.will notice that it is still light at bedtime.So when summer begins on 21 June thereSo when summer begins on 21 June thereare over 16 hours of daylight and under 8are over 16 hours of daylight and under 8hours of darkness. The reason for thehours of darkness. The reason for thedays getting longer is because our countrydays getting longer is because our countryof the United Kingdom, along with othersof the United Kingdom, along with othersin the northern hemisphere is tilting morein the northern hemisphere is tilting moreand more towards the sun. As the sunsand more towards the sun. As the sunsrays reach us more directly the days getrays reach us more directly the days getwarmer as well as longer.warmer as well as longer.
  3. 3. Summer is one of the seasons of a year which is the warmest. ItSummer is one of the seasons of a year which is the warmest. Itfalls between the seasons of spring and autumn. In the Northernfalls between the seasons of spring and autumn. In the NorthernHemisphere, summer commences in the month of June and ends inHemisphere, summer commences in the month of June and ends inSeptember. In case of the Southern Hemisphere, summer starts in theSeptember. In case of the Southern Hemisphere, summer starts in themonth of December and gets over in March. Traditionally according tomonth of December and gets over in March. Traditionally according tometeorology the Northern Hemisphere experiences summer for the entiremeteorology the Northern Hemisphere experiences summer for the entiremonths of June, July and August. For the Southern Hemisphere themonths of June, July and August. For the Southern Hemisphere themonths are December, January and February. Conventionally the startmonths are December, January and February. Conventionally the startof the summer month is declared in many countries. For instance,of the summer month is declared in many countries. For instance,Ireland considers the date to be 1stMay, for some it is 1st June andIreland considers the date to be 1stMay, for some it is 1st June andfor many countries it is 1st July. Summer starts early for the countriesfor many countries it is 1st July. Summer starts early for the countriesthat lie on the coastal areas, whereas the more continental countriesthat lie on the coastal areas, whereas the more continental countrieshave late summers. Summer is generally known to be the season whichhave late summers. Summer is generally known to be the season whichhas the hottest and longest days in a year. The summer nights arehas the hottest and longest days in a year. The summer nights areusually smaller than those of winter. It is a very good season forusually smaller than those of winter. It is a very good season foroutdoor activities like vacationing, swimming or simply lazing on theoutdoor activities like vacationing, swimming or simply lazing on thebeach. Various tropical summer fruits like pineapples, watermelons,beach. Various tropical summer fruits like pineapples, watermelons,mangoes, berries, melons, and vegetables are abundant in summer.mangoes, berries, melons, and vegetables are abundant in summer.
  4. 4. Autumn, also termed as "fall" in North AmericaAutumn, also termed as "fall" in North Americais an intermediary phase in between summer andis an intermediary phase in between summer andwinter. Autumn is a specific season in thewinter. Autumn is a specific season in thetemperate zone. The end of summer signifies thetemperate zone. The end of summer signifies thearrival of autumn. Autumn is characterized byarrival of autumn. Autumn is characterized bymellowness. Autumn leaves have a reddish tingemellowness. Autumn leaves have a reddish tingewhich falls away during this season there bywhich falls away during this season there bypaving the way for further growth. Autumnpaving the way for further growth. AutumnSeasonSeasoncommences in the month of August or Septembercommences in the month of August or Septemberin the north, while in the southern part, thein the north, while in the southern part, theseason of autumn arrives in the month of March.season of autumn arrives in the month of March.This is a time when trees get rid of their oldThis is a time when trees get rid of their oldlook in the process of shedding leaves. All theselook in the process of shedding leaves. All theseyear, a particular belief has prevailed among theyear, a particular belief has prevailed among theastrologers that September Equinox indicatesastrologers that September Equinox indicatesthe beginning of autumn which end with thethe beginning of autumn which end with theDecember Solstice in the northern parts of theDecember Solstice in the northern parts of theworld. In the southern part, the arrival ofworld. In the southern part, the arrival ofautumn is indicated by the March Equinox andautumn is indicated by the March Equinox andends with the June Solstice.ends with the June Solstice.Autumn, also termed as "fall" in North AmericaAutumn, also termed as "fall" in North Americais an intermediary phase in between summer andis an intermediary phase in between summer andwinter. Autumn is a specific season in thewinter. Autumn is a specific season in thetemperate zone. The end of summer signifies thetemperate zone. The end of summer signifies thearrival of autumn. Autumn is characterized byarrival of autumn. Autumn is characterized bymellowness. Autumn leaves have a reddish tingemellowness. Autumn leaves have a reddish tingewhich falls away during this season there bywhich falls away during this season there bypaving the way for further growth. Autumnpaving the way for further growth. AutumnSeasonSeasoncommences in the month of August or Septembercommences in the month of August or Septemberin the north, while in the southern part, thein the north, while in the southern part, theseason of autumn arrives in the month of March.season of autumn arrives in the month of March.This is a time when trees get rid of their oldThis is a time when trees get rid of their oldlook in the process of shedding leaves. All theselook in the process of shedding leaves. All theseyear, a particular belief has prevailed among theyear, a particular belief has prevailed among theastrologers that September Equinox indicatesastrologers that September Equinox indicatesthe beginning of autumn which end with thethe beginning of autumn which end with theDecember Solstice in the northern parts of theDecember Solstice in the northern parts of theworld. In the southern part, the arrival ofworld. In the southern part, the arrival ofautumn is indicated by the March Equinox andautumn is indicated by the March Equinox andends with the June Solstice.ends with the June Solstice.
  5. 5. Winter is the coldest season of theWinter is the coldest season of theyear and it is a part of the mainyear and it is a part of the mainseasons found in the temperateseasons found in the temperatezone. In general, winter iszone. In general, winter ischaracterized by having minimumcharacterized by having minimumtemperatures and the days of thetemperatures and the days of theshortest duration. The official startshortest duration. The official startof the month of winter is different inof the month of winter is different invarious cultures and locations.various cultures and locations.According to recent meteorology theAccording to recent meteorology thewinter months are December,winter months are December,January and February for theJanuary and February for theNorthern Hemisphere. For theNorthern Hemisphere. For theSouthern Hemisphere they are June,Southern Hemisphere they are June,July and August. Even so, manyJuly and August. Even so, manyEuropean and East Asian nationsEuropean and East Asian nationsregard November as the start of theregard November as the start of thewinter season. The Celtic countrieswinter season. The Celtic countriesconsider November 1 as theconsider November 1 as thebeginning of winter whereasbeginning of winter whereasaccording to the Chinese calendar itaccording to the Chinese calendar itis from November 7.is from November 7.
  6. 6. Write the comparison of thespring and winter.
  7. 7. Write the comparison of thesummer and autumn.
  8. 8. Write the adjectivesWrite the adjectivesaccording the seasons inaccording the seasons inthethetext.text.
  9. 9. Write about theWrite about theholidays of winter.holidays of winter.
  10. 10. GROUPGROUPCRITERIACRITERIA SPRINGSPRING SUMMERSUMMER AUTUMNAUTUMN WINTERWINTERExpressingExpressingUprightnessUprightnessPresentingPresentingCreatingCreating
  11. 11. Learning a poem aboutLearning a poem aboutseasonsseasons
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