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Hurricanes
Theme Unit

Reading Comprehensions
     The Monster Storm (Grades 4-5)
     Inside the Hurricane (Grades 4-6)
     What Are Hurricanes? (Grades 4-6)
     Hurricane of History (Grades 6-8)
     Air Pressure and Wind (Grades 6-8)
     The Greatest Storms on Earth, Part I (Grades 6-9)
     The Greatest Storms on Earth, Part II (Grades 6-9)
     Predicting the Weather (Grades 7-8)
     Hurricane Hunters (Grades 8-9)
     Hurricanes: The Damage Left Behind (Grades 9-10)
     In the Path of a Hurricane (Grades 9-10)
     What's in a Name - Maybe a Hurricane! (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Hurricanes (Hi/Lo Grades 5-6)

Historical Events
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938 (Grades 7-9)
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005 (Grades 7-9)


Reading Comprehensions - Hurricane Katrina
The Effects of Hurricane Katrina - Economics, Civics, and Government
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 1)
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 2)
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 3)
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 4)
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 5)
     The effects of Katrina (Grade 6 and middle school)

The Effects of Hurricane Katrina - Wendy's Series
     What Can We Do to Help? (Grades 2-3)
     The High Price of Gasoline (Grades 2-3)

History of New Orleans
     New Orleans (Grades 6-8)

Fiction
     Outta Here (Grades 4-5)
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (Grades 4-5)
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)


Leveled Books
            Ten of America's Worst Disasters
            The Wind


Book Units
    100 School Days (Grades K-2)
    Inside a Hurricane (The Magic School Bus) (Grades 1-3)


Hurricane Vocabulary
     Hurricanes mixed vocabulary and spelling review - (option for multiple pages and multiple keys)


Quizzes
Grades 3-5
     Hurricanes Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 3-5)

Grades 6-8
     Hurricanes Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 6-8)


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