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Reporting The Wonderful Weather



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  • Reporting the Wonderful Weather A DEN Project Integrating Science and Language Arts for ELL Students, K - 2 Judy Williams Anaheim City School District Anaheim, CA. Reporting the Wonderful Weather A Project Created for Discovery Education
  • DEN National Institute July 20 – 25, 2008 Silver Spring, MD. Topic: Reporting the Wonderful Weather Subject Area: Science and Language Arts Description: This assignment is designed to enhance the vocabulary and understanding needed for K – 2 English Language Learners in the content area of weather and seasons. The assignment shares with the students the weather in different seasons and expands into having the students create their own weather report for broadcasting. This assignment includes a power point that is embedded with Discovery Education videos on the seasons and an explanation of the weather forecasting assignment. The time frame is flexible and extensions to the basic assignment are included .
  • Weather in different seasons Weather in Winter Weather in Spring Weather for Summer Weather for Fall
  • Weather for Fall
    • What could the weather be like in the Fall?
  • Weather in Winter
    • What could the weather be like in Winter?
  • Weather in Spring
    • What could the weather be in the Spring?
  • Weather for Summer
    • What could the weather be like in the Summer?
  • Can you be a weather reporter?
    • What would you need to do to be a weather reporter?
    • Write down what you think you need
    • to do.
    • OR
    • Share with your partner what
    • you think you should do.
  • You are reporting the weather
    • In your group you need to have:
    • * a camera person/s
    • * a person/s dressed for the season
    • * a map person to show weather
    • area
    • * a weather announcer
  • The Weather Report Next Steps
    • Students can write and draw about the weather they reported on and put into a “weather and seasons” book.
    • Teacher can video each team giving weather report.
    • Continuation of project-have a group give the weather each day, rotating positions on the team.
    • Have a “weather fashion show” where students where the clothes of their season and announcer gives descriptions written by each student about what they are wearing.
  • Thanks to Discovery Education Thanks to students at Price School Anaheim, CA.