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Tornadoes

Tornadoes

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

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About the Resource:

A book about tornadoes, what they are, how they occur, where and when they form, how to measure their intensity, and how to stay safe. This book also talks about other similar extreme weather conditions.

For Ages: 9 to 11 years | 7 to 9 years

Categories: Extreme Earth | Science

Reading Level: Level 4 - Advanced Readers

Interactive Features: Fill In The Blanks | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Keywords: Tornado, Tornado Alley, Thunderstorm, Funnel Cloud, Twister, Dust Devil, Supercell Thunderstorm, Gustnado, Waterspout, Hail, Fujita Scale



Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.5
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

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