Extreme Weather: Single Lesson for Year 1/2


The National Curriculum states that children should be taught to identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the equator and the North and South Poles.

In this lesson children learn about different extreme weather events and how they can affect people’s daily lives. Children watch YouTube clips of extreme weather events around the world and locate them on a world map.


What is included?

  • PowerPoint for the lesson.
  • Extreme weather vocabulary labels.
  • Extreme weather photographs depicting a heatwave, hurricane, tornado, gales, flooding and a blizzard.
  • ‘How does extreme weather affect people’s daily lives?’ Spider diagram.
  • Links to appropriate YouTube videos depicting extreme weather events for the above.
  • Map of the world for children to label location of extreme weather events (differentiated on three levels).
  • Extreme weather picture sheet for children to complete.

Files included:

Extreme Weather: Single Lesson for Year 1/2 PDF file.

Extreme Weather: Single Lesson for Year 1/2 Lesson PowerPoint.


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