Get Ready to Learn and Don't Get Blown Away By Knowledge!
- First in your assigned groups, you will be asked to access Website #1 linked below.
- In your assigned groups, you will read about the different parts of a hurricane and the significance of each of the parts.
* Each group will be assigned a different part of a hurricane.
*Make sure you can identify the main idea.
3. When you are done reading about the different parts on the website. As a group you will take notes of what you learned.
*Collaboratively as a group, we will construct a presentation on your assigned part of a hurricane.
- Next, we will read Website #2 (linked below) informing us about:
What is a hurricane?
What are the causes of a hurricane?
and a series of other curious questions that we have all asked ourselves about.
2. Collaboratively as a group, you will write a fictional story of how a hurricane forms, travels across the ocean, make landfall, the physical damage as if you were the hurricane.
*This must be written in 1st person viewpoint. Your story must include factual/scientific elements and fictional elements.
REMEMBER THERE'S NO LIMIT TO CREATIVITY!
- Afterwards, you will read about the categories of Hurricanes using Website #3.
- After reading about the different categories of hurricanes, you will research about hurricanes that has impacted North America from each category.
- After you have researched all your information, as a group you will construct a chart of the different hurricanes including:
*Name, Year, Impacted area, wind speed, category, and a brief summary (3 sentences of the hurricane)
- Next I want you to explore Website #4 linked below about Hurricane Andrew .
- Make sure you look factual information about the hurricane, such as; what date it hit land, what were the estimated winds when it hit and the physical damage.
- Collaboratively as a group, we will make a 5 page power point of what you learned about Hurricane Andrew.