Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth

Resource ID#: 157329 Type: Text Resource

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: hurricanes, satellite technology, hurricane anatomy, Coriolis Effect, Intertropical Convergence Zone, trade winds, informational text, text complexity
Instructional Component Type(s): Text Resource
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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1 Lesson Plan

Hurricanes: Birth, Life, and Death

In this lesson, students will analyze an in-depth NASA article on how hurricanes form, develop, and weaken. Additionally the article informs the reader about the history of hurricanes and naming conventions throughout the world as well as the latest technology to study hurricane anatomy, development geographic distribution, and frequency. The lesson plan includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric. Options to extend the lesson are also included.

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Lesson Plan

Hurricanes: Birth, Life, and Death:

In this lesson, students will analyze an in-depth NASA article on how hurricanes form, develop, and weaken. Additionally the article informs the reader about the history of hurricanes and naming conventions throughout the world as well as the latest technology to study hurricane anatomy, development geographic distribution, and frequency. The lesson plan includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric. Options to extend the lesson are also included.

Type: Lesson Plan