Weather vs. Climate Science and Literacy Lesson Set (STAAR & Common Core)
- Common Core and 5th grade STAAR (TEKS) aligned
Easy to follow!
Fun for the students!
These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. This lesson is designed to fit the typical 45-50 minute Science class time, while leaving time for other learning activities such as using an interactive science notebook, word wall activities, and writing in planners.
These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. Each lesson is designed to last about a week, and encourage student participation.
Lessons are aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.
The lesson set is written for 5th grade Science using TEKS (Standards) from 3rd through 7th grade.
On level: 5th grade
Great supplement for grades 4th – 8th grades depending on your learners’ needs.
Lesson Set Includes:
Sample Lesson Plan for the week
Attention Grabber: Weather Words Searches (2) and Weather Forecast Page
Word Wall Building Activities
Reading with Graphic Organizer: Weather vs. Climate with a Cloud Venn Diagram
Writing with Key Terms: Weather vs. Climate
Lab/ Activity: Making a Weather Map with Forecast Writing and Climate Zone Coloring Page
Writing Extension Activity
Daily Science Starters: Weather vs. Climate
Great to get ready for the Science STAAR test!
The informational text in this set is written to best fit the 5th and 6th grade reading levels. This lesson set is designed to be on level for 5th grade and covers standards from 5th, 7th, and 8th grade science. This is a helpful resource for ESL and low level eighth graders.
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