In our Precipitation lesson plan, students learn all about various types of precipitation and how they differ. Students learn facts about rain, snow, hair, freezing rain, and sleet, and are asked to differentiate between them using the knowledge gained in this lesson.


Our Precipitation lesson plan explores the differences between the types of precipitation and can be used in conjunction with lessons related to the weather or water cycle. During this lesson, students are asked to tell whether each given fact is about Rain, Snow, Hail, Freezing Rain or Sleet in order t demonstrate their understanding of each type of precipitation. Students are also asked to answer questions about different types of precipitation.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define precipitation, identify, describe, and compare the different types of precipitation.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.1, 3, 4, 6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.1, 3, 4, 9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1, 3, 4, 9

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