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Weather

2nd Grade
Suzie Wong

TEKS: (8)  Earth and space. The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky. The student is expected to:

(A)  measure, record, and graph weather information, including temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, and cloud coverage, in order to identify patterns in the data;

(B)  identify the importance of weather and seasonal information to make choices in clothing, activities, and transportation;

 

Name: Due Date:

 

Chapter______________________________

 

C Layer: Maximum 65 points in this section.

  1. Read the textbook and participate in class discussion. (5 points)
  2. View and discuss the weather video to complete the notes and outlines. (5 points)
  1. Listen to lecture and take notes. (5 points)
  2. Define vocabulary words. (10 points)

  1. Make flash cards with vocabulary words. (10 points)
  2. Watch the weather for 4 nights and report to the whole class. (15 points)

  1. Read the newspaper and get the weather report for 4 days. (15 points)
  2. Make a collage that illustrates the three types of clouds. (10 points)

  1. Draw a picture of the sky on a rainy day. (10 points)
  2. Draw a picture of the sky on a day full of sunshine. (10 points)

  1. Complete 2 worksheets from the weather packet. (2 points)
  2. Make a poster demonstrating the water cycle. (5 points)
  3. Create a graphic organizer and find eight weather words. (5 points)
  4. Written test. (25 points)

B Layer: Choose one. Maximum 20 points in this section.

  1. Build your own weather station. Students may use the following website to learn weather tools. http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/reporters/lab/index.htm
  2. Create a poem using the word RAINBOW
  3. Graph the daily temperatures for a whole week. The temperature should be checked from the same source at the same time of the day.

 

A Layer: Choose one. Maximum 20 points in this section.

1.      Write a paragraph answering the following question: Why is weather forecasting important to airline pilots?

2.      Create a portable cloud using the following website and instructions. http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/cloudact2.html

3.      Read two weather books of your choice and write a paragraph about each story.

 

Grade Scale: 0-40 = F

41-55 = D

56-70 = C

71-85 = B

86-100 = A

 

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(sig. & phone worth 5 points in the C level).

 

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