SS.4.G.1.3

Explain how weather impacts Florida.

Clarifications

Examples are hurricanes, thunderstorms, drought, mild climate.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 4
Strand: Geography
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021060: Social Studies Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
7721015: Access Social Studies - Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.4.G.1.In.c: Identify effects of weather in Florida, such as hurricanes, thunderstorms, drought, and mild climate.
SS.4.G.1.Su.c: Recognize an effect of weather in Florida, such as hurricanes, thunderstorms, drought, and mild climate.
SS.4.G.1.Pa.c: Recognize examples of weather in Florida, such as thunderstorms.

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Lesson Plans

Florida Hurricanes:

The governor of Florida needs your students' help in distributing funds among Florida cities. Students will be asked to share a sum of money for hurricane preparedness systems among Florida cities. Students will be given a data set to help them develop a procedure for doing so. In their teams, they will write a letter to the governor of Florida giving their procedures and explanation of the strategy they used. Rubrics are included to help grade students on their writing.

Type: Lesson Plan

Keep it Cool –an Engineering Design Challenge:

This Engineering Design Challenge is intended to help fourth grade students apply the concepts of the flow of heat from a hot object to a cold object and that heat flow may cause objects to change temperature. It is not intended as an initial introduction to this benchmark.

Type: Lesson Plan

STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

Florida Hurricanes:

The governor of Florida needs your students' help in distributing funds among Florida cities. Students will be asked to share a sum of money for hurricane preparedness systems among Florida cities. Students will be given a data set to help them develop a procedure for doing so. In their teams, they will write a letter to the governor of Florida giving their procedures and explanation of the strategy they used. Rubrics are included to help grade students on their writing.

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