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Severe Weather Lesson Plans | Understanding Weather | K-2

Grade Level Grades K-2
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards


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Access Lesson Plan Here: Understanding Weather

This lesson introduces the concept of weather to students.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students generate ideas in response to the question "What is weather?" and watch a read aloud video of the book Fabienne’s Wild Weather Adventure.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students learn the definition of weather and start an individual weather journal to track the weather each day.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students design their own weather wheel and make a prediction of the Earth’s climate 30 years from now by drawing a timeline.

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Understanding Weather - SubjectToClimate - SML.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 28, 2023
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Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.


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