Close reads can be fun! Weather is a great topic to get kids hooked on reading, writing, speaking, and working together. This unit of study is for 5 types of weather: blizzards, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and lightning. This can be used as expert groups. Students can work collaboratively to become an expert on their type of weather and be able to teach the class.
Included in this product are- one of the following for each type of weather:
NONFICTION article about different types of weather
Can Have Are
Text features page (vocabulary)
Finding the main ideas and details
CLOZE reading activity
Suggestions for use page