This power point presentation goes over how winds are formed and what they do for us. It also goes over the major wind belts and calm areas. I have used this presentation in late elementary through middle school grades.
Key Terms Discussed:
- local winds
- sea breeze
- land breeze
- global winds
- global convection currents
- Coriolis effect
- horse latitudes
- trade winds
- prevailing westerlies
- polar easterlies
- jet streams
This presentation has been left as a pptx file so the buyer may add or remove animations as they see fit. Both the presentation and the work page can be found within the zip file. There are review questions and an answer key included. The preview file is a pdf of the power point presentation. Feedback is always appreciated.
Common Core Explanations
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1- While completing the worksheets the students will be prompted to cite text from the presentation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2- A summary of the lesson is included at the end of presentation. Students are asked questions about the lesson and worksheets.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3- Students are asked to follow a procedure while completing the worksheet.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6.8.4- Diagrams are included with the presentation and the worksheet that is included will ask about symbols and items within the diagram.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.7- In order for students to complete the worksheet or activity they must be able to verbally and visually understand quantitative or technical information expressed in the presentation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.9 – Students will be asked to compare information given in the presentation and information given on the worksheet to verify it or prove it wrong.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.10 – Students should be able to read and comprehend the text given to them in the power point presentation, worksheet, and activity.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.4 – Students should be able to determine the general meaning and vocabulary words in the relevant text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7- Students should be able to demonstrate the ability to quickly locate answers to questions on the worksheet while the power point is being presented