Stormy weather

Stormy Weather

Tornados, 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.

Reading 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 and Summary


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 and Summary


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, and Summary