This 61 page Weather Mini-Unit includes:
Weather Mental File Lesson
Meteorologist Easy Reader
Student Weather Graph
Non-Fiction Weather book focusing on vocabulary (with index and definitions)
R-A-I-N-Y Song (to the tune of Bingo)
3 Organizers (rain, snow, wind)
Cloud Reference Guide Craftivity
Number Match Memory Game/Center
Initial Sound Sort Game/Center
Literature Lesson with Accordion Organizer
Can/Has/Is Cards & worksheet for wrap-up lesson
Common Core Standards addressed:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2 With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9 With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3a Demonstrate basic knowledge of letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or most frequent sound for each consonant.
CCSS.Math.Content.K.MD.A.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference.
AASL 1.2.1 Display initiative and engagement by posing questions and investigating the answers beyond the collection of superficial facts.
(The AASL is the 21st Century Standards from the American Associaition of Librarians. :)
I am a Library Media Specialist, so I am supporting the learning that is going on in the classroom. Hopefully, these lessons and activities will help support your weather unit as well!
I hope you enjoy - happy teaching!