Weather Lesson | Wind Speed and Direction | Paper and Digital
Your students will learn about how wind is measured so they can use the information to prepare an imaginary evacuation map for a city. It only takes minutes to prep these activities which will keep your students learning for days.
This engaging resource includes:
- detailed lesson plan with tasks for direct teaching, guided practice, reading passages, drawing, independent practice, and extension activities.
- basic background information for teachers and students about wind speed and direction and how they are measured.
- the Beaufort Scale.
- wind measuring instruments for speed and direction.
- student pages and templates.
- answer keys and suggested answers.
- photographs of student examples.
- a critical thinking task to practice what students have learned.
- a scoring guide for the critical thinking task.
- a digital version with loose text that can be read by assistive technology.
- metric and customary measurements.
- Canadian/British and American spellings.
This resource aligns with:
- Alberta Program of Studies Grade 5 Science Weather Watch
This resource supports:
- any weather unit.
Ninja Note: To access the digital version, download the PDF and use the link in that file.
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