Weather and Its Idioms • Today, we're going to talk about the weather.
Weather • What are the four seasons? • Which season is your favorite?
Weather • Lets brainstorm some weather words. • I will show a word and you tell me which season it belongs to.
Temperatures hot cold warm mild cool
Weather Words • Sunny
Weather Words • Sunny • Cold/Freezing
Weather Words • Sunny • Cold/Freezing • Humid/sticky
Weather Words • Sunny • Cold/Freezing • Humid/sticky • Windy
Weather Words • Sunny • Cold/Freezing • Humid/sticky • Windy • Freezing Rain
Weather Words • Sunny • Cold/Freezing • Humid/sticky • Windy • Freezing Rain • Blizzard
Weather sunny hot cool cold/freezing rainy rainy rainy freezing rain windy humid/sticky sunny blizzard mild sunny windy snowing beautiful
Weather Patterns For example: • Hurricanes • Tornadoes • Thunderand lightning • Storms (thunderstorms, rainstorms, snowstorms [blizzards], hailstorms)
Hurricanes • Very big storms that are shaped like a circle. • They are very dangerous to people and things. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9VpwmtnOZc
Tornadoes • Nature's most violent (terrifying) storms. • They have a round and narrow shape. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43VoMesUd2Q&feature=channel h
Thunder and Lightning • Lightning is a line of electricity that strikes the ground. • Thunder is the sound that comes after lightning. • When lightning hits a person, it can be very serious.
Storms • A storm is a lot of wind, rain or snow that happens at the same time. • Storms are very strong. They can create a lot of damage. For example, too much rain can cause flooding that can carry away houses. • They are very common in the winter and spring.
A breeze A light or soft wind.Idiom: Very easy. This English class is a breeze! Did you finish your new computer game? Yes it was a breeze!
Under the weather Idiom: Feeling sick.She is feeling under the weather. He is not at school today because he is under the weather.
Head in the clouds Idiom: Someone who always daydreams. She never listens. She always has her head in the clouds!
Raincats and dogs Idiom: Lots of rain. Its raining cats and dogs outside! I'm soaked.
Full of hot air Idiom: Someone who lies often or speaks a lot of garbage. Don't listen to him— he’s full of hot air!
Save for a rainy day Idiom: Wait until later to enjoy something.I got some money! Really? You should save it for a rainy day. You will enjoy it more!
Come rain or shine Idiom: Always available. You can always come. We need to go to school rain or shine. We never get a break, it sucks!