Books for Teaching About Weather
- Grades: 1–2
Can it Rain Cats and Dogs? Questions and Answers About Weather by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger; Illustrated by Robert Sullivan
This is a fun book to use for a trivia game.
Can You Believe? Hurricanes by Sandra Markle
This is a wonderful resource book to teach about hurricanes.
The Cloud Book by Tomie dePaola
Have students make a poster of a type of cloud after reading this interesting book.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, illustrated by Ron Barrett
Children love to be silly with this story.
Do Tornadoes Really Twist? Questions and Answers About Tornadoes and Hurricanes by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger; Illustrated by Higgins Bond
Children have many questions about tornadoes and hurricanes. Use this book to find the answers to their questions.
It's Too Windy! by Hans Wilhelm
Hello Reader! ® Level 1
Add this book to the reading center to encourage young readers.
Tornadoes! Fascinating Eyewitness Accounts, Facts, and Photos! by Sally Rose
This intriguing book is a wonderful resource for future weather forecasters.
What Will the Weather Be Like Today? by Paul Rogers
This rhyming book is a wonderful introduction to weather.
Weather Words and What They Mean by Gail Gibbons
Use this book to explain weather words and concepts.
The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins
This is a fun book. Add it to the drama center.
Here are some additional books I use. Look for them at your local library.
Hurricanes Have Eyes But Can't See and Other Amazing Facts About Wild Weather by Melvin and Gilda Berger
This is a fascinating read-aloud.
Scholastic's The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm by Joanna Cole, illustrated by Bruce Degen
Students love The Magic School Bus books. They are great discussion starters.
Scholastic's The Magic School Bus Lost in the Snow by Joanna Cole
Scholastic Reader Level 2
This is a fun book about snow that the students can read to themselves.
Storms by Susan Canizares and Betsey Chessen
Easy to read and informative, students really enjoy this one.
What's the Weather Today? by Allan Fowler
Rookie Read-About Science
Add this easy-to-read book to the reading center.
Who Cares About the Weather? by Melvin Berger, Natalie Lunis
Use this book as a story starter for writing about the weather.