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Episode 55 — Well-Read Weather

 

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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 13:30
Original Air Date Published May 30, 2013

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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Weather: A Journey in Nonfiction

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   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Weather Detectives: Questioning the Fact and Folklore of Weather Sayings

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.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   7 – 12  |  Activity & Project

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! Make a Children’s Book about the Weather

Kids learn about weather sayings throughout history while writing and illustrating a book for younger children.

 

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