I have some things to share about teaching weather science, but . . .
Let’s talk about important things first…
This week our school heard the great news that we are now a California Distinguished School.
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I absolutely adore using interactive readers with my kiddos. They gain so much in the way of decoding skills, fluency, inference and comprehension ability.
The readers in the resource I’m using this month are awesome. The kiddos interact with them in a variety of ways. There are extension activities provided, too. These additional activities extend the readers and keep my kiddos thoroughly engaged in learning and using and developing those ELA skills.
One of the big writing lessons this week is our opinion piece on favorite seasons. This resource comes with differentiated organizers to assist all levels of early writers in creating a magnificent paragraph about their favorite season.
The art project that goes with this writing activity is a definite favorite amongst the kiddos. They love that it requires them to utilize a few different mediums.
I have my kiddos practice basic sentence skills a lot. Fabulous Weather offers plenty of opportunity for that! This resource includes Change a Phrase where students will create statements and questions from a given phrase. Additionally, there are some weather-themed Fix-a-Sentence activities, too!
Be sure to check out the preview Fabulous Weather in my store. It included a FREEBIE!
This resource is just stuffed with all kinds of weather fabulousness! Head on over and check it out!