Thunder Cake Extension Activities
- Grades: 3–5
About this book
Show children how to read weather maps.
Bring in a map from a local newspaper. Study the map, the legend, and the different kinds of information given on the page. Help youngsters realize that they can find out about the weather in your area . . . around the country . . . and in other parts of the world. To encourage students to check the newspaper regularly, give daily assignments. Have them find the high or low temperature . . . the rainfall . . . the storm activity— for a specific place.