Non-Fiction text features

We spent time in the library using a variety of books about the weather to better understand the characteristics of non-fiction texts. We worked with a partner and noticed that not all the books had a glossary or used bold text and that information was organized using headings. It was really interesting to see how different writing is than in fiction books.

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Investigating Clouds

To help students  better understand how they can predict what the weather will be like in the near future, we spent some time investigating clouds- their size, shapes, movement, colors. We then went back and shared our wonderings about clouds and made connections to our unit.


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