Lesson Plan

Wild and Windy Weather

Preschool students will love getting wild in this wind and air themed lesson plan, all about making predictions and learning about the weather! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Windy Weather Watching** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Windy Weather Watching lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Windy Weather Watching lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic
  • Students will be able to describe windy weather and make predictions about wind.
Language
  • Students will be able to make and check a prediction about weather using tactile supports and sentence frames.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
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  • Prior to the start of the lesson create a class KWL anchor chart with three columns labeled "Know", "Wonder", and "Learn."
  • Gather students together for the start of the lesson.
  • Turn on your small fan and blow some bubbles.
  • Ask students to turn and talk to a partner to share what they see the bubbles doing using the sentence starter, "I see the bubbles __ ___ ___ ______ __ ___ ___ ______."
  • Explain the bubbles are moving because the air from the fan is blowing them. When this happens outside it is called wind. Tell the class that today they will be learning all about wind.