The Four Seasons
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Why do we have seasons?
• We have seasons because the earth is tilted. It
goes around the sun and sometimes one part of
the earth is tilted more towards the sun making it
hotter (summer). The part that is farther from the
sun experiences winter. So far example, below the
northern hemisphere (us!) are having hotter
temperatures while the southern hemisphere is
O March, April, May
O Temperature begins to rise from winter
O Plants and flowers begin to grow again
O Trees regrow their leaves
O Students get “spring break”
O Birds migrate back to the warmer
O May be sunny or rainy
O June, July, August
O Hottest temperatures
O Sun shines strong
O So much so that you need things like hats
and sunscreen to protect yourself
O When you have vacation from school
O Days are longest
O Most amount of sunlight
Autumn / Fall
O September, October, November
O Leaves change from green to red, orange
Many leaves fall to the ground
Temperature begins to drop
Can be warm during the day and cold at
Halloween and Thanksgiving occur
December, January, February
One year ends and another begins
There may be snow or sleet
There can also be ice
Trees lose their leaves
Some animals will disappear to hibernate or
O Days are shortest, there is the least amount of
sunlight during Winter.
O Christmas, Kwanza and Chanukah occur.
O List the four seasons.
O Describe the weather during spring.
O Compare and contrast summer and
O If I see falling leaves outside, predict what
season I am experiencing.
O Select your favorite season and provide
O Explain how you would change your
clothing if it suddenly became winter.