Learning About Hurricanes – A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™

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Hurricanes can be very powerful and dangerous storms. They can also be scary, which is why it’s important for kids to understand how they form, how they work, and how families can be prepared for one if it makes landfall. Learning About Hurricanes, a Notebook Companion™ to Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons (sold separately) is the perfect tool to teach them all this and more.

For grades K-3 | Primary dashed lines for beginning writers | 59 black & white pages

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Learning About Hurricanes - A Gail Gibbons Notebook Companion™


Most of us hear hurricanes mentioned each year on the news, but how much do our kids really understand about hurricanes? Learning About Hurricanes is a great way to introduce kids to what causes these storms, the scientists who study them, and much more.

You don’t have to mess with prep-work. Just get a copy of Hurricanes! (sold separately) and Learning About Hurricanes and follow them together at a pace that fits your family.

The book and Notebook Companion™ look at how hurricanes form, where most hurricanes develop, the difference in the categories of hurricanes and what type of damage each kind of storm can bring, how scientists monitor hurricanes, some historic hurricanes, and more.

Students will practice written narration as they answer our open-ended questions about what they are learning. They’ll also get to draw, sketch, and label various illustrations of the parts of a hurricane, categories of hurricanes, and much more. Bonus coloring pages are also included!

Students will learn about words and concepts related to hurricanes and hurricane formation such as:

  • cumulonimbus clouds
  • evaporation
  • condensation
  • eye
  • eyewall
  • Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
  • storm surge
  • evacuate
  • meteorologists
  • Hurricane Hunters
  • hurricane watch
  • hurricane warning
  • cyclone
  • typhoon

Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons

Our publisher-approved Notebook Companion™ accompanies Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons.

Help your students in grades K-3 learn about hurricnaes, how they form, and much more with Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons. This book helps kids understand what a hurricane is and all about them in this colorful book, perfect for kids!

Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons

Hurricanes! is a required book for our Notebook Companion™ and is sold separately. Hurricanes! by Gail Gibbons is available at the publisher’s website or anywhere books are sold.

Beginner’s Notebook Companion™

This beginner’s notebook is a great way to introduce kids to the idea and practice of notebooking, and you can customize it as much as you wish. It’s completely flexible, allowing for use with very young children through middle elementary grades.

If you want to teach your students about weather and natural disasters in grades 3 and up or expand upon it, check out our Weather Notebook Companion™ for Master’s Books The New Weather Book.

Other Notebook Companions™ in the Gail Gibbons Series

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