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Activity Overview


Due to its geographical location, the weather in the Midwest is often severe. The winters are long and frigid, and the summers are hot and humid. Blizzards and tornadoes occur frequently in the Midwest. For this activity, students will create a 3 cell spider map that illustrates the climate and weather of the Midwest. Spider maps are an excellent tool to help students organize facts in a systematic and visual manner. To differentiate, teachers could encourage students to complete more than 3 cells.


Template and Class Instructions

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Objective: Create a 3 cell storyboard explaining the climate of the Midwest.

Student Instructions

  1. Click “Start Assignment”.
  2. Write a heading for each aspect of the climate you've selected.
  3. Create an illustration that represents each heading using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  4. Write a short summary of each heading in the space below the illustration.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/4/7] Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/4/4] Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/4/7] Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/4/10] By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

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