Tornado Trouble

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  • Age Range: 7-12
  • Grade: 3-4
  • Lexile: 150L-540L
  • Guided Reading Level: D-M
  • Interest Level: 2-6
  • Reading Level: 2.5
  • Item: 23289
  • ISBN: 9781493812899
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 372.66
  • Pages: 32

Look, those are no ordinary rain clouds! Is this supercell becoming a tornado? Play a part in the dramatic scene in Kansas as Nina and Sam find a way to stay safe from a tornado and cope with life in Tornado Alley. Understanding science concepts can help us prepare for the various natural disasters that are a part of life on Earth.

This script teaches meterorology concepts and includes six roles that are written at varying reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can implement these strategies to assign roles to students based on their individual reading levels. All students will gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency.

Students will also practice valuable skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. This script also features a song and poem relating to the story. All the features in this leveled script make it a great cross-curricular resource for the classroom.