Meanings: Ask, When the author says that some robins
migrate "upwards," what did you think she means?
Thinking: Discuss: How do robins know when it's time
to migrate? How do you think migrating helps robins meet their
Science Inquiry: What did the scientists in this
story wonder? How did they try to answer their question? Were
they successful in doing that? Explain.
Comparisons: What could be the advantages of
robins arriving on breeding grounds earlier than usual? What could
be the disadvantages?
Connections: What do you think scientists know about
climate change? What do they predict? What do you think they wonder?