Loaded with surprises and exciting facts about weather, this thrilling tale follows Kobee Manatee as he travels across the mighty Atlantic Ocean into the strong Gulf Stream current during hurricane season! His daring adventure begins when Kobee decides he wants to surprise his sister Kim, who lives in the Bahamas, on her birthday.
Will Kobee and his friends, Tess the seahorse, and Pablo the hermit crab, be able to travel safely from Key West, Florida, through all of the wild tropical weather coming their way? Each page includes in-depth, scientific details titled “Kobee’s Fun Facts,” which expand on the weather events the characters encounter along the way.
This classroom guide for Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure is designed for students in kindergarten through third grade. It is assumed teachers will adapt each activity to fit the needs and abilities of their own students.
This guide offers activities to help teachers integrate Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure into English language arts (ELA), mathematics, science, and social studies curricula. Art and drama are used as a teaching tool throughout the guide.
All activities were created in conjunction with relevant content standards in ELA, math, science, social studies, art, and drama.