Names and patterns for local and regional weather

THEME: A Sense of Place: Sustainable Living Is Rooted in a Deep Knowledge of Place and Self
STRAND: Weather and Seasons

Key Concepts

Observe and describe types and names of weather and understand how weather affects us.

Measure, record and graph rainfall and temperature.


Create a daily weather journal. Observe and record weather observations, explore prior knowledge, develop a word bank. K2.1.1

Learn to read a thermometer and rain gauge. Collect, record and graph temperature and rainfall.
Learn Hawaiian names for rain or wind in your area.


Discuss the dayʻs weather; record on class calendar and student calendar using weather symbols. Use data at the end of the month for analysis and comparison.

Calendar Math

Read Sun and Rain — Exploring Seasons in Hawai’i by S. Feeney