Lesson 2: Tornado

Spinning Tornado

Lesson Title:

Tornadoes

Grade Level/Subject Area:

Fifth Grade/ Earth Science

Introduction:

Standards:

5ES4.b Earth Sciences Students know the influence that the ocean has on the weather and the role that the water cycle plays in weather patterns.
5ES4.c Earth Sciences Students know the causes and effects of different types of severe weather.

Objectives:

Universal Access/Modifications:

Assessments:

Materials:

Classroom Management:

Direct, Guided and Independent Practice

Anticipatory Set (approximate time): 10 minutes

Direct Instruction (approximate time): 15 minutes

Guided Practice (approximate time): 20 minutes

Closure (approximate time): 10 minutes

Independent Practice:

Resources

Kid's Crossing

Tornadoes Assessment

Behavior and Participation Log

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