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Lesson 1: Grades K–2
Lesson 2: Grades 3–5
Lesson 3: Grades 3–8
Lesson 4: Grades 6–8
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Recommended Books for Teaching Weather

The Following Teacher Resources Are Available at The Teacher Store:

25 Science Mini-Books for Emergent Readers: Build Literacy with Easy and Adorable Reproducible Mini-Books on Favorite Science Topics
by Carol Pugliano-Martin
Grades K–1
Rhymes, repetition, and predictable language build reading confidence while teaching facts about animal homes, life cycles, the human body, weather, plants and seeds, and other science topics.

Coffee Can Science: 25 Easy, Hands-on Activities That Teach Key Concepts in Physical, Earth, and Life Sciences — and Meet the Science Standards
Grades 4–8
by Steve Tomacek
Turn an everyday coffee can into a barometer, an acoustic amplifier, or even a lung. Hands-on activities put students in the middle of the experiment while supporting standards-aligned lessons.

Easy Science Activity Journals
Grades 3–7
by Mary Kay Carson
Ready-to-go reproducible journals combine simple hands-on experiments with thought-provoking prompts that encourage kids to learn and write about science.

Quick & Easy Internet Activities for the One-Computer Classroom: Weather
Grades 3–6
by Mary Kay Carson
Get the most out of your limited computer resources with this guide, which outlines how students can use the computer to research weather and continue learning with related off-line activities.

Scholastic Atlas of Weather
Grades 3–7
Sunny days, terrifying thunderstorms, dangerous dust storms…this easy-to-read atlas includes everything students want to know about the weather, and vibrant illustrations bring it all to life.

Weather Early Childhood Thematic Books
Grades Prek–1
It's all here — fun, reproducible, thematic activities, easy-to-make patterns and crafts, suggestions for children's literature, thematic poems, songs, finger plays, and much more!

Look for This Professional Book in Your Library:

Great Weather Activities
Grades 2–3
by Mary Kay Carson
Wow your students with awesome weather activities! This activity-packed book has the latest background information, simple hands-on activities with complete how-to's, ready-to-use patterns for an easy-to-make classroom weather station, computer connections, mini-books, a read-aloud play, art projects, literature links, and more.

These Student Titles Are Available at The Teacher Store:

For Grades K–2

Caps, Hats, Socks, and Mittens: A Book about the Four Seasons
by Louise W. Borden; illustrated by Lillian Hoban

Clifford and the Big Storm
by Norman Bridwell

Scholastic Reader Level 1: It's Too Windy!
by Hans Wilhelm

The Cloud Book
by Tomie dePaola

Weather Words and What They Mean
by Gail Gibbons

Welcome Books: Weather Report Collection
This set of five books includes Cloudy Days, Hot Days, Sunny Days, Cold Days, and Rainy Days.

What Will the Weather Be Like Today?
by Paul Rogers

For Grades 3–8

by Jim Murphy

The Magic School Bus Chapter Book #5: Twister Trouble
by Joanna Cole; illustrated by Bruce Degen

The Magic School Bus Chapter Book #14: Electric Storm
by Anne Capeci; illustrated by Hope Gangloff

The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane
by Joanna Cole; Bruce Degen

Speedy Facts: Hurricanes Have Eyes but Can't See: And Other Amazing Facts About Wild Weather
by Melvin Berger; Gilda Berger

Tornadoes!: Fascinating Eyewitness Accounts, Facts, and Photos!
by Sally Rose