Regina Caeli's 4th grade Science: Birds and Insects! is a complete lesson plan for the study of birds and insects using Charlotte Mason and time-tested classical methods of nature study. Students hone their observations skills through regular exploration of the outdoors followed by oral narration, writing, or illustration activities. The plan specifies weekly entries for a nature journal, which the student keeps throughout the year as the primary tool for describing, investigating, and remembering their outdoor experiences. Also included are classroom activities and experiments. This introduction to field study will inspire your student for years to come! Required for RCA 4th grade students.