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Author

ClimateScience

Grades

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Subjects

Science, Earth and Space Sciences, English Language Arts

Resource Type

  • Digital Text

Regional Focus

Global, South and Central America

"Fabienne's Wild Weather Adventure"

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  • This story is about Fabienne, a girl in Haiti who experiences a powerful hurricane.
  • Students will learn about the difference between weather and climate, types of extreme weather, and how climate change makes extreme weather worse.

Positives

  • This story features beautiful illustrations that enhance learning.
  • There is a glossary at the end of the book featuring 14 key vocabulary words.

Additional Prerequisites

  • The book can be viewed in full screen and there is a zoom tool in the bottom right.

Differentiation

  • You could project the book and read it as a whole class or have students read it individually or in groups.
  • Science students could use this book to create a vocabulary notebook about climate and weather. In addition to the glossary in the back, there are other words throughout the book that they could include in their vocabulary notebooks, including blizzard, hail, thunderstorm, mudslide, and wildfire.
  • You can have your students read the other books in this series from ClimateScience, including "Saving Planet Earthly" and "Sven's Search for Clean Energy."
The resource provides a basic explanation of climate and extreme weather events. The impact of climate change has influenced agricultural productivity disproportionately across the world. This resource inspires students to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint, and lead climate action in their environment. This is a storytelling, and it's recommended for teaching.

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • English Language Arts
    • Reading: Literature (K-12)
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems at grade level text complexity or above, with scaffolding as needed.
    • Reading: Informational Text (K-12)
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at grade level text complexity or above, with scaffolding as needed.
  • Science
    • ESS2: Earth's Systems
      • 3-ESS2-2. Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • 3-ESS3-1. Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.
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