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The Weather Around Us Ashley, Kristin, Gloria, Amber, & Mindi
Teaching Weather in the Classroom Used across the curriculum and age groups Everyday, life changing experience Strikes children’s curiosity
Weather Fronts 2 nd Grade Lesson Plan: Language Arts Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs by: Judi Barrett Students learn about a town called Chewandswallow and the unusual weather the town encounters. Students will produce a class book. –Creative writing assignment –Art project –NextNext
Lightning 3 rd Grade Lesson Plan: Science Make Lightning –Students learned that lightning is caused by static electricity in thunder clouds due to convection of warm and cool air masses. –Students do an experiment making lightning.
Clouds 4 th Grade Lesson Plan: Language Arts –The Cloud Book by: Tomie dePaola –Students learn about different types of clouds. –The students create their own cloud booklet. Students make clouds using cotton balls. Students write sentences about each cloud. Sample available for viewing.
Tornado 6 th Grade Lesson Plan: Science –Students construct and observe a tornado model to identify the characteristics of a real tornado. –Students become familiar with tornado facts, including how they are created as well as their destructive potential.
Seasons 8 th Grade Lesson Plan: Science –Students will understand the concept of how and why the seasons occur. –Students will observe a demonstration of how the suns rays strike the earth. –The angle of the sun’s rays effects the temperature of the earth. –NextNext
Hurricanes 8 th Grade Lesson Plan: Language Arts The students are introduced to: Josie and the Hurricane By: Nancy Wood Students become familiar with factual information on an actual hurricane in history. Students will compose a narrative story involving themselves in a hurricane. Next
Handouts Hurricane Tornado Safety Tornado Facts Rain Stick Tornado in a Bottle Tornado Grading Rubric Raining in the Classroom