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How to Survive a Lightning Strike
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What should you do if you are in the middle of a field when a lightning storm approaches? The video considers the best options for clothing, body position, and more. It highlights how cars and homes protect you from lightning and what...
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
My Dad Was Hit by Lightning (Twice!)
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
You have a one in a million chance of being struck by lightning—and 90 percent of those who are struck survive! As part of a larger series on physics, the narrator interviews her father who has survived being hit by lightning twice. It...
The Cambodian Myth of Lightning, Thunder, and Rain
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Life—plants, animals, people—depend on water. Its importance is evident in the number of myths in global cultures that offer explanations for the origins of rain, thunder, and lightning. A sacred dance drama that represents the Cambodian...
Reading Comprehension: Thunder and Lightning
3rd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Thunder and lightning are so exciting! Your class gets to read all about it. This informational reading passage provides them with a scientific explanation of thunder and lightning. They read the passage, answer comprehension questions,...
The Lightning Thief: Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Before diving into the engaging tale of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, conduct this directed reading and thinking activity. Assess your pupils' knowledge of Greek gods and mythology through a knowledge web, and...