Learning About Weather

Printer Friendly Version
Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Science
Length of Time
1 hour
Description

Students will choose some aspect of weather such as tornadoes, hurricanes, snow, hail, floods, or another type of weather and write an essay.

Goals

Students will learn:
To research a particular type of weather
To take notes on the information
To write an essay about the weather they chose

Materials Needed

Science book
Encyclopedia
Notecards or notebook paper
Pens and whiteouts

Procedure

First, students will decide what type of weather they would like to write about such as tornadoes, hurricanes, snow, hail, floods, or another type of weather.

Then, they will look up the information and jot down notes about that particular subject.

After that, they will organize their notes and write an article about the topic.

Finally, you will collect their papers and grade them.

Grading

You can grade on how well they looked up their information and wrote their article. You can also check on correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.

Navigation
Sponsored Links
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Subjects
Similar Lesson Plans
  • Animal Sounds
    You will read a book about the different animals and their sounds. Then, you will play a tape of various animal sounds for the children and talk about the different sounds. After that, they can act...
  • Creating a Plant Cell Journal
    In this lesson, students will create a journal on plant cells. This lesson is for fifth grade...
  • Understanding Seasons
    This lesson is helping children learn about the different seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. They will have activities to do for this...
  • Weather Journal
    Students will write a journal about the different kinds of weather. For example, they can include hurricanes, tornadoes, sleet, snow, and other types of weather. This is for fifth grade...
  • Caring for School Pets - Hamsters
    Students will learn about caring for pets such as hamsters. Teachers have pets in their classrooms, so children need to learn how to care for pets. I will focus on...