Weather Detectives Vocabulary Game


Turn your students into detectives with this fun weather vocabulary matching game! I’ve created 32 cards for this game. Students will draw a “What am I?” card, and then they’ll have to find the correct vocabulary term for that description. This is a great review for a variety of terms related to weather concepts!

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This Product Includes:

The following vocabulary terms are covered:
✓ Water vapor
✓ Satellite
✓ Atmosphere
✓ Rain gauge
✓ Tornado
✓ Air pressure
✓ Wind
✓ Anemometer
✓ Barometer
✓ Rain
✓ Hail
✓ Cirrus cloud
✓ Water cycle
✓ Blizzard
✓ Humidity
✓ Cloud
✓ Climate
✓ Hurricane
✓ Precipitation
✓ Stratus cloud
✓ Season
✓ Temperature
✓ Thunderstorm
✓ Evaporation
✓ Cumulus cloud
✓ Sleet
✓ Weather vane
✓ Thermometer
✓ Condensation
✓ Fog
✓ Snow

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Answer sheet
✓ Answer key

How Can You Use This Product:

✓ Small groups
✓ Partner work
✓ Individual work
✓ Literary centers
✓ Science centers
✓ Concentration game, where students read the clue on the “What am I?” card and look for the matching term on the vocabulary card
✓ Students could play this as a game using the provided game board. Students answer questions to move through the board. Simply provide a die and markers, such as different colored base ten cubes. When students land on a blank square, they draw a “What am I?” card and determine the vocabulary word that fits the clue. If it is answered correctly, students will get the vocabulary card, and it is the next player’s turn. The student who has the most cards at the end of the game is the winner.

These lessons are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With 15 complete lesson plans in this unit, that’s less than a dollar a day for everything you need–worksheets, centers, scripted lessons, vocabulary, and much more! It’s definitely worth the value!

This unit plan is perfect if you have always wanted to implement math workshop but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! This unit plan saves you time! Additionally, with scripted plans it’s perfect for when you have a substitute!


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