Expository reading is the most challenging for new readers. This highly engaging reading article gives students the practice they need to polish this skill. Hurricanes have been in the news a lot lately. This article explains how they form and other
This includes two Articles "How do hurricanes form? A step-by-step guide" and "How Do Hurricanes Form?" plus a graph titled "Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale" . After reading these two articles students are given a prompt for an expository essay on how hurricanes are formed.
This is a great visual activity that shows how hurricanes form. With a spiral cut piece of paper and a lamp, you can model how hot air rises off the ocean to create a hurricane over warm water. This is a great way for kids to learn about extreme weather.