Weather 5E Lessons

  • Everything You Need

    Each of the 5E lessons comes with the following downloadable files: Objective and I CAN statement cards, Engagement Activity, Differentiated Station Lab, Editable Interactive PowerPoint, Interactive Notebook Templates, Modified Notes, Anchor Chart Ideas, Student Choice Projects, Homework Activity, Assessment (including modified)

  • Standards Alignment

    All of the 5E lessons are aligned to the middle school TEKS and middle school NGSS standards. For a complete alignment guide see the FAQ below.

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Bundle Includes:

Everything you need to teach a unit on space. Each of the lesson plans follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the topics. All of the guesswork has been removed with these NO PREP lessons.


What’s Included in Each 5E Lesson?

Engagement:
Objective and I CAN statements – 11x17 for class display
Blank Objective and I CAN statements – Available for editing
Engagement Activity - Specific instructions for an engaging introduction

Exploration:
Differentiated Station Lab – Student-Led and differentiated for all learning styles

Explanation:
Editable Interactive PowerPoint - No more boring notes
INB Templates – Templates for student interactive notebooks
Modified Notes
Anchor Chart Diagrams and Ideas

Elaboration:
Student Choice Project – completed in class or at home

Evaluation:
Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (when applicable)
Homework – Weekly homework assignment
Assessment – Open-ended and modified assessment

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Getting Started
    • --- READ FIRST 5E Lesson Plan
    • Blank Objective and Word Wall Cards
    • Station Lab Signs
    • Editable Station Lab Cards
  • 2
    Atmosphere
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall Templates
    • 1 Engagement – Atmosphere Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Atmosphere Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Atmosphere PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Atmosphere Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Atmosphere Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Atmosphere Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Atmosphere Homework
  • 3
    Catastrophic Events
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Catastrophic Events Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Catastrophic Events Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Catastrophic Events PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Catastrophic Events Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Catastrophic Events Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Catastrophic Events Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Catastrophic Events Homework
  • 4
    Convection Currents
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Convection Currents Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Convection Currents Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Convection Currents PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Convection Currents Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Convection Currents Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Convection Currents Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Convection Currents Homework
  • 5
    Hurricanes
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Hurricanes Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Hurricanes Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Hurricanes PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - Hurricanes Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 4 Elaboration - Hurricanes Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Hurricane Homework
    • 5 Evaluation - Hurricanes Assessment
  • 6
    Water Cycle
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Water Cycle Teacher Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Water Cycle Station Lab
    • 3 Explanation - Water Cycle PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Water Cycle Modified Notes
    • 4 Elaboration - Water Cycle Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Water Cycle Assessment
    • 5 Evaluation - Water Cycle Homework
  • 7
    Weather Maps and Air Pressure
    • 1 Engagement - Objective and Word Wall
    • 1 Engagement – Weather Maps Directions and Activities
    • 2 Exploration - Air Masses Station Lab
    • 2 Exploration - High and Low Air Pressure
    • 3 Explanation - Weather Maps PowerPoint
    • 3 Explanation - INB Templates
    • 3 Explanation - Weather Maps Modified Notes
    • 3 Explanation -Weather maps Anchor Chart Ideas
    • 4 Elaboration -Weather Maps Student Project
    • 5 Evaluation - Weather Maps Homework