WEATHER FORECASTING - RESOURCES & PRINTABLES (VOLUME 4) by JEANETTE VUUREN

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THE NEWLY PUBLISHED WEATHER SERIES by JEANETTE VUUREN includes the following volumes;
1. HOW IS THE WEATHER? – INFORMATION (VOLUME 1) PDF
2. HOW IS THE WEATHER? – RESOURCES (VOLUME 2) PDF
3. WEATHER FORECASTING – INFORMATION (VOLUME 3) PDF
4. WEATHER FORECASTING – RESOURCES & PRINTABLES (VOLUME 4) PDF
5. WEATHER FORECASTING – MAPS & SYMBOLS (VOLUME 5) PPT
6. WEATHER FORECASTING – WALL CHARTS & SUMMARIES (VOLUME 6) PDF

This book, WEATHER FORECASTING – RESOURCES & PRINTABLES (VOLUME 4) by Jeanette Vuuren, includes various differentiated and fun activities to help reinforce the information provided in WEATHER FORECASTING – INFORMATION. It includes differentiated, printable science and language activities such as questions, answer sheets, flash cards, helpful summaries of information, word lists as well as weather report templates & scripts for different levels of ability.
The book (PDF) consists of 148 pages and includes the following;
• WEATHER REPORT TEMPLATES – BASIC, LEVEL 1, LEVEL 2: Trace and complete the weather sentences
• WRITING WEATHER REPORTS – LEVEL 3: 3 sets of sentences and phrases
• WEATHER SCRIPTS – LEVEL 3-5: 11 scripts about different weather conditions, e.g. hot, cold, mild, rainy, stormy, windy, snowy, etc.
• LEVEL 4-5: 6 scripts
• SHORT SENTENCES & WORD LISTS: To report back after each ‘meteorologist’s’ forecast
• CRITERIA FOR; writing & delivering the weather forecast & group work
• WEATHER RELATED ACTIVITIES:
 Sort; pictures under headings, pictures alphabetically, words alphabetically
 Trace, cut & glue pictures and words of the 5 aspects in nature that help predict the weather
 Trace, cut & glue words about weather instruments
 Unscramble sentences, correct punctuation, match the sentences and choose the best heading
• WEATHER WORD LISTS

TERMINOLOGY VOLUME 4:
Terminology used for weather reports and scripts are not listed here.
WEATHER IDIOMS:
when it rains, it pours…, …rain or shine…, …take a rain check…, ...head in the clouds…,
…under the weather. .., … breath of fresh air…, …fair weather friend…
WEATHER CONDITIONS:
GOOD: great, nice, fine, lovely, beautiful, wonderful, excellent, gorgeous, fair, pleasant
BAD: awful, terrible, nasty, lousy, foul, rotten, miserable, unpleasant, dull
TEMPERATURE: sunny, warm, hot, mild, cool, chilly, cold, freezing, icy, frosty
PRECIPITAION: rainy, wet, humid, dry, arid, frigid, foggy, smoggy, misty
WIND: windy, stormy, breezy, windless, calm, still
SKY: cloudy, overcast, cloudless, clear, bright, blue, grey, dark, a patch of blue sky




OTHER BOOKS IN THE WEATHER SERIES by JEANETTE VUUREN (CLEVER MIND SERIES):
HOW IS THE WEATHER? - INFORMATION (VOLUME 1) by Jeanette Vuuren provides information for early readers about the different weather conditions, as well as words, symbols, pictures, photos, sentences, sight words, adjectives and opposite, related to weather.
The book (PDF) consists of 78 pages and includes;
• Examples to show the difference between;
 weather conditions
 weather words
 weather symbols
 weather sentences
 weather thermometers
The book also includes;
• words, symbols & pictures of weather conditions
• words (segmented & blended) & photos for all the weather conditions mentioned above
• short sentences & pictures for each of these weather conditions starting with “it is …”
• weather sentences & photos asking what the weather is like in different ways and statements
• temperature – thermometers & temperatures for hot, warm and cold weather condition in degrees Celsius
• opposite weather conditions

TERMINOLOGY VOLUME 1:
hot, cold, sunny, cloudy, wet, dry, foggy, clear, snowy, rainy, windy, stormy, humid

HOW IS THE WEATHER? – RESOURCES (VOLUME 2) by Jeanette Vuuren is related to HOW IS THE WEATHER? – INFORMATION (VOLUME 1) and includes a table chart with the days of the week, months, numbers symbols from 1-31, number names to write these numbers, adjectives to use in conjunction with weather conditions, weather symbols for the different basic weather conditions, as well as an example sentence for students to record the daily weather.
This book (PDF) consists of 68 pages and includes;
• weather sentences with weather symbols as well as photos of the different weather conditions
• a template with sentences to record the date and weather daily
• a template with sentences to record the date and weather in past, present and future tense
• a calendar and picture graph with questions and answers
• opposite weather conditions
an activity to break words up in phonemes
• a wall chart which includes all the weather conditions (symbols and labels) on one chart
• a weather theme picture frame chart to add weather words
• small picture cards with labels to sort under headings and subheadings as an interactive activity during lesson presentation
• letter cards from a-z in both upper and lower case for students to sort alphabetically
letter sound cards to build weather words phonetically
• task cards to match the most suitable adjective with weather conditions
• task cards to sort weather words alphabetically as well as months and weekdays
• task cards to fill in the weekly weather and date with additional word bank cards for support
• A list with the Common Core State Standards addressed in this unit for literacy (English Language Art) and science which can be used as an assessment guide to tick off students’ progress during and after completion of each unit
• a word list to keep handy during oral and written activities

HOW IS THE WEATHER? - INFORMATION (VOLUME 1) by Jeanette Vuuren, provides all the information related to the resources booklet.

VOLUMES 3-6 are aimed at year 2 students, but include extra information and differentiated resources - in Celsius and Fahrenheit - that will most certainly benefit students in higher grades, as well as students that speak English either as an addition, second or foreign language.

All the resources are aligned to Common Core State Standards and the Australian Curriculum and include colourful photos and pictures.

This book, WEATHER FORECASTING – INFORMATION (VOLUME 3) by Jeanette Vuuren, explains how meteorologists use their knowledge and skills - focusing on aspects of nature, as well as information provided by weather instruments - to help them predict the weather. It also explains how different industries are affected by weather and why they heavily rely on weather forecasts for their safety and productivity.
The book (PDF) consists of 85 pages and includes the following topics;
• METEOROLOGY & THE ATMOSPHERE
• METEOROLOGISTS
• ASPECTS THAT HELP PREDICT THE WEATHER - wind, temperature, precipitation, humidity and air pressure
• INSTRUMENTS THAT HELP PREDICT THE WEATHER – anemometer, weather vane, thermometer, barometer, rain gauge, hygrometer, satellites, weather balloons, radar, weather stations
• DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLIMATE AND WEATHER
• IMPORTANCE OF WEATHER FORECASTS FOR DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES – agriculture, shipping, forestry, fishery and transportation (aircraft)
• METEOROLOGISTS’ SKILLS - journalism
• WEATHER WORD LISTS
• SUMMARY – of the whole book to keep handy during activities
TERMINOLOGY VOLUME 3:
meteorology, meteorologists, atmosphere, aspects, nature, air, scientists, Earth, wind, temperature, precipitation, humidity, air pressure, weather, climate, predict, forecast, instruments, anemometer, weather vane, compass, direction, speed, thermometer, Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, barometer, high, low, rain gauge, hygrometer, satellites, space, weather balloons, radar, radio detecting and ranging, wireless, electromagnetic waves, signals, weather station, equipment, climatologists, outdoors, indoors, agriculture, farmers, farming, crops, harvest, pesticides, trash fires, shipping, ocean, journeys, sailing, ships, hazard, becoming becalmed, prolong, insufficient, supplies, shipwreck, blown off course, board, on board, aboard, safety, crew’s, bunker, hurricanes, manoeuvring, rigging, onshore, offshore, shore, forestry, germination, growth, harvest, danger of fires, moisture content, fishery, cyclonic storms, abundance, predators, currents, upwelling, aircraft, aviation, routes, fuel, taking off, landing, runway, turbulence, flight, journalist, journalism, communication, broadcasting, magazines, presenting
WEATHER FORECASTING – MAPS & SYMBOLS (VOLUME 5) is a PowerPoint presentation that includes all the information junior primary students will need - as well as extra information for high year levels - to create their own weather report and deliver the weather forecast.
This PowerPoint consists of 53 slides and includes the following;
• METEOROLOGIST FOR TODAY TEMPLATE; to add each ‘meteorologist’s’ name
• MAPS: of Australia, New Zealand, America, the UK and South Africa
• CRITERIA FOR; writing & delivering the weather forecast & group work
• WEATHER INFORMATION: weather conditions & symbols, Celsius & Fahrenheit conversion table, directions
• IDEAS FOR FUN WEATHER FORECAST ACTIVITIES: group work or individual

WEATHER FORECASTING – WALL CHARTS & SUMMARIES (VOLUME 6) by Jeanette Vuuren includes charts and summaries related to the books and resources in the WEATHER SERIES, volumes 3-5. It includes colourful, labelled charts with summaries and pictures to keep handy during class discussions, when completing oral or written activities and writing weather forecasting reports.
This reousrce consists of 43 pages and includes summaries & pictures about the following;
• ASPECTS IN NATURE THAT PREDICT THE WEATHER
• WEATHER CONDITIONS
• DESCRIPTIVE WORDS FOR HOT, COLD, MILD & STORMY WEATHER
• WEATHER EQUIPMENT & INSTRUMENTS
• DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES AFFECTED BY WEATHER
• DIRECTIONS
• HIGH & LOW AIR PRESSURE
• WARM, COLD & STATIONARY FRONTS
• CELSIUS & FAHRENHEIT CONVERSION TABLE
• WORD LISTS – WEATHER WORDS, SENTENCES, PHRASES & IDIOMS

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS YEAR 2 – VOLUMES 3-6:
READING INFORMATIONAL TEXT:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4,
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5, CCSS. ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.9,
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10

READING FOUNDATION SKILLS:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3b, CCSS.ELA-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4c

SPEAKING & LISTENING:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2,
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.6

WRITING:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.8

LANGUAGE:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1d, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1e, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1f, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2e, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.3a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.5a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.5b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.6

AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ELA YEAR 2:
• ACELA;1461(language varies - weather forecast), 1463 (different types of text - Informational text & layout, 1464 (synonyms & antonyms),
• 1465 (commas - list of aspects & adjectives in sentences), 1466 (contents page, alphabetical order), 1467 (conjunctions - however, but, and), 1470 (weather topic words – reporting & forecasts), 1472 (prefixes, suffixes)

• ACELY; 1665 (different text on similar topics), 1666 (listen for purpose – report back, answer questions), 1789 (interactive skills)

• ACELT; 1667 (present PPT – weather forecast), 1668 (identify audience – informative text), 1669 (reading strategies – informative text, comprehension), 1670 (comprehension strategies for meaning), 1671 (write persuasive text – Is it important to know the weather in advance?), 1672 (edit text structure and punctuation – persuasive text, weather forecast scripts)

AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM SCIENCE YEAR 2 – VOLUMES 3-6
• ACSSU032 (Earth’s resources - how weather influence some industries), ACSHE034 (ask questions - weather forecast, weather report, weather instruments)

• ACSHE035 (science in daily lives - weather conditions, how it influence us and industries, need of water)

• ACSES037 (respond to questions & predictions - weather predictions)

• ACSIS038 (Investigate - barograph, thermometer, weather instruments)

• ACSIS039 (Units for measurement - weather thermometer – Celsius or Fahrenheit, rainfall)

• ACSIS040 (Sort - weather conditions, weather instruments, weather aspects)

• ACSIS214 (Compare observations with predictions - weather predictions)

• ACSIS041 (Compare observations with peers – similarities & differences)

• ACSIS042 (Communicate observations (orally/ written) – answer questions, report back, pre-sent weather forecast, read persuasive text, tell sequence of events for measure temperature, label pictures)
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