Weather Instruments - Display Posters, Informational Text, Worksheets, Cut/Paste, Display Letterings

Teacher’s notes/guide (2 pages)

A great addition to your weather unit activities.

The product contains:
• Letterings that spell ‘WEATHER INSTRUMENTS’
• 17 Posters with photos and description for wall display
• 9 Factsheet Posters with clipart weather instruments
• 9 Worksheets
• 9 Blank writing slips for students to complete
• 9 cut and glue match up weather activity

LO: To learn weather instruments and what they are used for.
Includes lesson starter.

Letterings that spell ‘WEATHER INSTRUMENTS’
Seasonal lettering designs and plain white lettering that spell out weather instruments in upper case. Just print, laminate and cut around letters and attach to your wall display.

17 posters for display show photographs of each instrument and some facts. The posters are also on PowerPoint so that you can read them through with your class. Weather instruments:

Wind vane
Wind sock
Sling psychrometer
Weather balloon
Weather satellite
Rain gauge
Snow gauge
Pilot Balloon
Weather map
Weather radar
Stevenson screen

These factsheet posters will help students complete their independent activities.

9 Factsheets clipart weather instruments

These can be used as flashcards and/or you can also put a selection on students’ desks to complete their independent activities. <strong>The main weather instruments are: Anemometer, Barometer, Wind vane, Wind sock, Hygrometer, Thermometer, Weather balloon, Weather satellite and Rain gauge.</strong>

Independent work
9 Worksheets: The more able students can complete the whole page worksheets. They write one or more facts about the instrument shown. Their writing should contain a lot more detail which they can obtain from the factsheets.

Activity 1 - Cut out lined strips with picture of weather instrument: For students who can write one or two sentences about the weather instrument. Write the instrument and a sentence about it.

Activity 2 – Read and match, cut and glue activity: Each strip of paper has a picture of a weather instrument and on a separate bit of paper is a description of an instrument. Students read the description of an instrument and then glue it to the correct picture on the strip of paper.

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Created: Jul 18, 2018

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