Stormy weather

Stormy Weather

Tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, blizzards -- weather affects us all in some way or another. This reading set focuses on the more intense weather events. It includes both fiction and nonfiction passages on different weather phenomena.

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(4) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/4 Passages in this Set

Here’s the Spin on Tornadoes

by RV Staff Writer J.C.H.

Tornadoes are a destructive force of nature. This pa...

495 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Summary
2/4 Passages in this Set

Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones: A World of Difference

by RV staff writer JCH

What's the difference in a hurricane, a typhoon, and...

637 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Summary
3/4 Passages in this Set

The Cyclone

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 1 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderfu...

642 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary
4/4 Passages in this Set

Primary Source: The 1900 Galveston Hurricane

from "The Evening Star" (Washington, D.C.) September 10, 1900

The deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history was t...

1,051 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary