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SCIENCE 3
Unit IV, Chapter 2, Lesson 1: The Weather

STRUCTURED LEARNING EPISODE


GRADE III
Competency:
Lesson:
Objectives:
Reference:
Materials:
Activities:

Describe the changes in weather over a period of time (S3ES-IVe-f-3)


The Weather
1. Describe the appearance of clouds
2. Draw the different types of clouds seen in the sky
3. Participate in group activity
K to 12 Learners Material pp. 155-156
K to 12 Teachers Guide pp. 164-167
weather watcher card, coloring markers, crayons, pens, KWL Chart
Priming
Puzzle Words
Post the word puzzle on the board. Ask the pupils to encircle the words in the
puzzle. Ask them to write it on the board. ( thunder, lightning, wind, clouds, rain,
weather )

Using the word puzzle, ask your pupils to list in column one all words that are
familiar to them. In column two, ask them to write the words that are not familiar to them.
Under the column with unfamiliar words, let them write what they want to know about it.
The KWL Chart
Activity
What IActivity
know Sheet 1: The
What
I wantWatcher
to know
Weather

(Familiar Words)

( Not Familiar Words)

What I learned
(Very Familiar)

Analysis
After the activity, ask your pupils what they notice about the things in the sky and the
clouds with the following questions;
1. Is the sky clear? cloudy?
2. Can you see clouds? How does it appear?
3. Is the sun shining bright? Is the sun hiding?
4. Is the rain falling?
5. Is the wind blowing?
(The description may just be shapes like short clouds, puffy clouds, a cloud that
looks like a curly hair, thread-like clouds)
Abstraction
Discuss further the descriptions made by the pupils. Ask your pupils to exchange
LMs to see the drawing of other pupils. Ask them to describe the clouds in the drawing.
You may also ask the following questions after looking at their drawings.
1. What is the weather today?
2. What is the shape of the cloud?
3. What is the color of the cloud?
Application
1. It was 3 oclock in the afternoon, Mia noticed that the sky is covered with thick
dark clouds. She saw lightning from afar. Then she hurriedly removed the

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SCIENCE 3
Unit IV, Chapter 2, Lesson 1: The Weather

clothes she put in the clothesline. Why did Mia do it?


2. The sky is blue and there are many white clouds. The clouds look like group of
cotton balls. What type of weather is being described?
Closure
Complete the KWL Chart by asking the pupils to write their answer in the last
column.
What I know
(Familiar Words)

The KWL Chart


What I want to know
( Not Familiar Words)

What I learned
(Very Familiar)

Assessment

Identify the type of weather described in each statement. Choose the letter of the
correct answer.
1. The sun is shining and there are no clouds.
a. sunny
b. windy
c. cloudy
d. rainy
2. It is going to rain because the clouds look dark.
a. sunny
b. windy
c. cloudy
d. rainy
3. The sun is shining and the wind is blowing fast.
a. sunny
b. windy
c. cloudy
d. rainy
4. I cannot see the blue sky because it is covered with white and gray clouds.
a. sunny
b. windy
c. cloudy
d. rainy
5. There are plenty of clouds.
a. sunny
b. windy
c. cloudy
d. rainy

Agreement

Draw the basic types of clouds. If available, use the internet or any science books to get
details about them.

Prepared by:

KATHERINE L. ROMERO
Teacher I

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SCIENCE 3
Unit IV, Chapter 2, Lesson 1: The Weather

SUPPLEMENTARY WORKSHEET
GRADE III
Competency:
Lesson:
Objectives:
Reference:
Materials:
Direction:

Describe the changes in weather over a period of time (S3ES-IVe-f-3)


The Weather
1. Describe the appearance of clouds
2. Draw the different types of clouds seen in the sky
3. Participate in group activity
K to 12 Learners Material pp. 155-156
weather watcher card, coloring markers, crayons, pens, KWL Chart
Activity Sheet 1: The Weather Watcher
1. Look around you and at the sky above. Observe the days weather. Write the following in

your notebook.
a. Is it sunny?
b. Is it rainy?
c. Is it windy?
d. Is it stormy?
2. Observe the sky for five minutes.
CAUTION: DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN.
THE SUNS RAYS CAN HARM YOUR EYES.
3. Draw some of the objects that you see in the sky. Use coloring pencils or pens for your
drawing. Do this in your notebook.
4. Complete the table below. Do this in your notebook.
Shape of the cloud

Color of the cloud

5. Describe the clouds based on what you wrote on the table. Write your answer in your
notebook.

Prepared by:

KATHERINE L. ROMERO
Teacher I