Looking for a strategy to improve word recognition in your weather unit? The Weather Word Flashcards improve vocabulary acquisition by creating a language-rich learning environment. This card set is ideal for teachers who want to reinforce classroom weather vocabulary. The flashcards offer a dual purpose, allowing teachers to use them as standard flashcards or on a meteorological word wall. The captivating illustrations on these weather word cards capture children’s attention while encouraging contextual comprehension and word association. With its inclusive approach that includes Sign Language and visuals, these flashcards cater to learners of all learning styles, making them great for young kids.
The Weather Words Flashcards comprise a comprehensive set of weather-related terms, each paired with a vibrant visual representation. This diverse collection covers various weather phenomena, enabling students to expand their vocabulary and deepen their understanding of weather patterns.
The Weather Words Included:
Cloudy, Cold, Hot, Hurricane, Icy, Lightning, Moon, Partly Cloudy, Rain, Rainbow, Snow, Star, Storm (two versions), Sun, Temperature, Tornado, Weather, and Windy.
Weather Word Flashcards include:
- 19 weather cards (3×5)
- Black and white
- 2 blank cards
- Sign Language
- Sign directions
These weather word flashcards provide limitless opportunities for creative and exciting activities in the classroom. Teachers can use these to make a weather word wall, where students can visually refer to and reinforce their grasp of weather language. Alternatively, flashcards can be used in typical games such as matching, memory, or charades. Including sign language on the cards also allows educators to introduce students to basic sign language abilities, encouraging inclusivity and communication diversity among students.
CCSS L.K.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
CCSS CCRA.L.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
CCSS CCRA.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
NGSS K-ESS2-1 Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time. Examples of qualitative observations could include descriptions of the weather (such as sunny, cloudy, rainy, and warm); examples of quantitative observations could include numbers of sunny, windy, and rainy days in a month. Examples of patterns could include that it is usually cooler in the morning than in the afternoon and the number of sunny days versus cloudy days in different months. Assessment of quantitative observations limited to whole numbers and relative measures such as warmer/cooler.
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