ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (3) 1 :
1 ) Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. [RL.3.1]

[SC2015] (3) 14 :
14 ) Collect information from a variety of sources to describe climates in different regions of the world.

[SC2015] (3) 15 :
15 ) Evaluate a design solution (e.g., flood barriers, wind resistant roofs, lightning rods) that reduces the impact of a weather-related hazard.*

Subject: English Language Arts (3), Science (3)
Title: The Power of Hurricanes
URL: https://www.readworks.org/article/The-Power-of-Hurricanes/ed3da881-8086-40e1-9e80-f206c5805a62#!articleTab:content/
Description:

The teacher will present an informational text from the website, ReadWorks. Students will interact with this non-fiction text by annotating the text digitally. The students will answer the questions associated with the article as an assessment. This learning activity can explain how a region's climate can result in severe weather, serve as reinforcement after students have already learned this concept, or be used as an assessment at the conclusion of a lesson. In addition, the conclusion of this text describes design solutions to prevent hurricane-related hazards.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SC2015] (3) 14 :
14 ) Collect information from a variety of sources to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Subject: Science (3)
Title: Biomes StudyJam
URL: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/ecosystems/biomes.htm
Description:

The classroom resource provides a video that will describe the six main climate regions, or biomes, on planet Earth. There is also a short test that can be used to assess students' understanding.



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