Hurricane Natural Disaster Research Unit with PowerPoint


Get your students engaged with natural disasters informational text by teaching a week long unit on Hurricanes. The materials in this unit are interactive and utilize multimodal strategies to increase student engagement and outcomes. The Hurricane unit is a comprehensive week long unit that integrates technology, vocabulary, writing, art, reading strategies and more! Students will respond to informational text by answering questions in a student booklet in a variety of formats. Students will learn vocabulary words by creating a picture vocabulary flip book. The vocabulary words are embedded throughout the unit to promote ample opportunities for learning.

Included with your purchase:

*Hurricane PowerPoint: 10 slides

*Lesson Plan pacing guide, 4 pages of activity descriptions

*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 4 pages

*Vocabulary cards

*Definitions for Vocabulary words

*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures

*Graphic Organizer

*Writing paper (2 options for handwriting lines)

*Graphic Organizer for writing a paragraph (2 options for handwriting lines)

*Crossword puzzle with answer key

*Word Search

*Acrostic Poem

*ABC order

*Get the Gist Graphic Organizer

*Puzzle Pieces vocabulary match (word, picture and definition)

*Hurricane labels for pocket to store student work

*Photos for an Anchor Chart

*Hurricane SMART ART writing activity

*Hurricane Poster and Essential Question Poster

Supplement this unit through digital task cards with Hurricane Boom Cards™ or Hurricane Morning Messages for more daily activities!

Note: This printable resource can be used as a stand alone unit or as a companion to the digital version of Hurricane Research for Google Classrooms. It is also found within the Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters Pocketbook or Digital Bundle for Google.

*Check out other resources related Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters* You can find them in a *PRINTABLE* or *DIGITAL* format below:

  1. Printable Volcano Unit or Digital Volcano Unit
  2. Printable Tornado Unit or Digital Tornado Unit for Google
  3. Printable Hurricane Unit or Digital Hurricane Unit for Google
  4. Printable Tsunami Unit or Digital Tsunami Unit for Google
  5. Printable Wildfire Unit or Digital Wildfire Unit for Google
  6. Printable Earthquake Unit or Digital Earthquake Unit for Google
  7. Printable Blizzard Unit or Digital Blizzard Unit for Google
  8. PRINTABLE Extreme Weather Pocketbook Bundle (All 6 Printable Units 20% off)
  9. DIGITAL Extreme Weather Bundle (All 6 Digital Units 20% off)
  10. Morning Messages Extreme Weather BUNDLE with BOTH Print and Digital

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Thank you! 🙂

-Kelly and Stephanie

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