Weather Differentiated Reading Passages: water cycle, precipitation, condensation, clouds, weather tools, climate zones.
This bundle includes 6 passages written on three levels. Passages are marked H, M, L (high, medium, low) in small print on the bottom of the page.
4 Weather Review Cootie Catchers: Water Cycle, Clouds, Precipitation, Weather Tools (color and bw)
Passages are written in full page format with large font for annotating text in centers or guided reading.
If you prefer to use the passages in the interactive science notebooks, a half page format is also included.
GO GREEN! Place passages in page protectors for annotating with dry erase in centers.
Answer keys are included.
water cycle, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, water vapor, liquid water, run-off, ground water, freshwater, saltwater, heat gain, heat loss, melting, freezing, rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain, hail, condensation, dew, clouds, water vapor, atmosphere, clouds, meteorologist, cirrus, stratus, cumulus, cumulonimbus, thermometer, temperature, rain gauge, wind vane, anemometer, humidity, hygrometer, barometer, air pressure, weather, climate, climate zone, tropical, temperate, polar, tundra, glaciers
*explain the parts of the water cycle
*distinguish among the various forms of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, and hail), making connections to the weather in a particular place and time
*distinguish among the various forms of condensation
*explain how different types of precipitation form (rain, snow, sleet,freezing rain, and hail).
*identify cloud types (cumulus, cirrus, stratus, and cumulonimbus) and their relationship to weather
*match weather data collection tools to the component of weather it measures
*identify the location of major climate zones (polar, tropical, and temperate) on a globe
*identify environments within climate zones (e.g. the tundra environment is located within the polar zone, the rainforest environment is within the tropical zone)
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