What Is a Forecast?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

What does it mean to forecast the weather? How do weather forecasters do their jobs? Readers will learn the ins and outs of weather forecasting in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show forecasters at work and encourage students to think about how forecasting works and what weather forecasts mean to them.

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978-1-4677-3920-7
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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand First Step Nonfiction
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 1.8
BISACS JNF037080, JNF045000
Dewey 551.63
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Lexile 450
Guided Reading Level I
ATOS Reading Level 2.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 166681
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“The text is simply written so that it can be understood and read independently by your youngest students. Full-color photographs complement the text, adding additional support for visual learners.”―Library Media Connection

Author: Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

This simple series introduces emergent readers to the ins and outs of weather, from what sunlight does to what a weather forecast is. Vibrant photos directly match the text on each page, and curricular features such as chapter headings and photo captions help kids learn about weather in… View available downloads →