82 tornadoes

Tornadoes

Famous Things
  • Int – High Int
  • 1–2 hours
  • 8

In this lesson, students learn about the science behind tornadoes. This lesson also reviews touch down and touch up as well as other related words. An optional group task is included.

Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • phrasal verbs
  • discussion
  • group activity
  • diagram
Vocabulary
  • debris
  • funnel
  • short-lived
  • peak
  • updraft
  • vortex
  • rotating
  • downdraft
  • meteorologist
  • take shelter
Grammar
  • phrasal verbs