This formative is by Susan Castigliego! Below, she describes how each 3rd grade NGSS standard is assessed in it so you can see how it fits into what you are already teaching!
3-ESS2-1 Earth's Systems 1. Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.
Students will use the data in this formative to compare the climate in three different areas and predict what season it might be.
3-ESS2-2 Earth's Systems Obtain and combine information to describe
Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
Students will look at weather in three different parts of the world and gather information about patterns and climate.
Standards that will be addressed:
3-ESS2-1.Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describetypical weather conditionsexpected during a particular season3-ESS2-2.Obtain and combine information to describeclimates indifferent regions of the world.
Meteorologist constantly collect weather data in order to make predictions about the futures weather patterns.
Each season has a typical weather pattern depending on its location on earth.
Review the data collected by meteorologists. Based on the data, what season do you think it might be?
Prove your claim by summarizing your evidence.
Explain your reasoning based on your evidence to support your claim.
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