Weather Report Teacher Resources
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Third graders practice making predictions about weather from conditions they observe on weather instruments and weather reports. Learners are introduced to the most basic weather reporting instruments: the thermometer, the wind vane, the anemometer, the barometer, and the rain gauge.
Students locate a weather map on the internet and explain or predict the weather for the following day. Students interpret the information on the weather map and pick the correct clothing to wear for that day. Students chart and graph the weather for a daily weather report.
K - 5th Science
Third graders make predictions about weather and utilize weather instruments and weather reports. They match weather components with weather instruments, and demonstrate how to read a thermometer. Students also construct and use a wind vane and read and summarize weather reports.
Reading Functional Weather Sight Words
Sight words, word recognition, and flash card drills are the mode for teaching that is outlined here. To increase weather vocabulary and content specific word recognition, kids with special needs work through flash card drills. The teacher chooses several weather words out of a weather report, uses them to create flashcards, then drills the learners until they can identify them correctly.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Weather Report Chart
Young scholars complete a weather report chart after studying weather patterns for a period of time. In this weather report lesson, students measure temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed, and wind direction for a month. Young scholars chart and graph weather data as well as analyze the data using mathematical formulas.
K - 4th Science
Teach the Peach
Oh how I love a good and well-written teaching guide! Here is a great set of activities, worksheets, and comprehension questions all related to the book James and the Giant Peach. Each activity is centered on a different theme or concept from the novel and is written to increase reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Radiation Shielding on Spacecraft
Here is a terrific science lesson for your elementary schoolers. In it, learners analyze different materials to simulate space radiation shielding on spacecraft, then select the best material to use to build one. This is a classic lesson; it is written beautifully, and everything you need to successfully implement it with your class is here.
3rd - 5th Science
Writing a Weather Report or Weather Forecast
Young scholars examine their geography skills. In this weather forecasting lesson plan, students select a location and research it. Young scholars write a weather report or forecast for the chosen location based on their research.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Using Venn Diagrams to Compare and Contrast
Second graders compare and contrast the weather around the country. They will use a weather website to record the weather in two places. Then they will record their findings on a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the weather of the two regions.
2nd Science CCSS: Designed
Temperature and Hours of Daylight
Fourth graders keep a record of the daily high and low temperatures and times of sunrise and sunset for three to four weeks. This information can be found in the newspaper, weather reports or on the Internet. The information is analyzed and conclusions are drawn about weather trends.
Hey Weatherperson, What’s the Forecast?
What are all those symbols on the weather reporter's map? What is in store for the weather during a low pressure system? Through a comprehensive multi-day lesson plan, kids do several activities to help them understand more about the weather and how it is forecast.
5th - 7th Science