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Episode 55 — Well-Read Weather
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published May 30, 2013|
Music in this podcast is provided by Freeplay Music.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students adopt a skeptical stance and become weather detectives who ask “Why?” and “Why not?” as they investigate the history and validity of some common weather sayings.
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Questions about weather clear up when students use what they learned from their books to create a presentation to share with the rest of the class.
Grades K – 5 | Calendar Activity |  February 2
A celebration is held for Groundhog day where students engage in a shadow-watching activity, make predictions, and listen to news reports to compare what happens with Punxsutawney Phil.
Activities & Projects
Grades 7 – 12 | Activity & Project
Kids learn about weather sayings throughout history while writing and illustrating a book for younger children.