This is an 8 week plan that I utilized last year as a cross curricular unit. Please note that I have not updated it with what worked and and other reflections.


  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Dance
  • Arts > Music
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Pre-K


arts dance creative dance creative drama literacy earth science storytelling



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2010-09-01.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This 8 week unit on weather uses dance as a connector to music, science and literature. Students are engaged physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially, working independently and cooperatively, developing critical thinking skills along the way. Movement and dance activities are related to atmospheric properties, cloud types and the wind. Students learn about personal and general space. Literary resources, such as, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the painting Starry Night and Gilberto and the

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