Content Literacy is a semester-based course provided to 7th and 8th grade students.
Literacy skills will include, but are not limited to, vocabulary, comprehension and writing to build background knowledge on a topic through listening, speaking, reading and writing.
-- Content Literacy Curriculum Committee
The purpose of this page is to put all the semester resources into one place. Please use these resources and others given to you by your instructor to complete your work. Do not surf the web for resources of your own while completing assignments for this course.
NSSL - NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Severe Weather Tornadoes 101
National Weather Service - Tornado Safety
National Geographic - Tornadoes 101 - video
National Geographic - The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
UCAR - Center for Science Education - Hurricanes
National Weather Service - Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources
NOAA/NWS - National Hurricane Center - Overview - video
National Geographic - Hurricanes 101 - video
Thunder and Lightning
NSSL - NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Severe Weather Thunderstorms 101
UCAR - Center for Science Education - Thunderstorms
National Weather Service - Severe Thunderstorm Safety
National Geographic - Lightning
NSSL - NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Severe Weather Lightning Basics
National Weather Service - Lightning Safety Tips and Resources
National Geographic - Tsunami 101
National Geographic - Tsunami that hit Japan March 2011
National Weather Service - Tsunami Safety
NSSL - NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Severe Weather Floods Basics
National Weather Service - Flood Safety Tips and Resources
NSSL - NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Severe Weather Winter Weather Basics
UCAR - Center for Science Education - Blizzards and Winter Weather
National Weather Service - Winter
The Owl at Purdue University is considered THE authority on MLA citations. If you are not sure how to cite your sources, or for other questions about MLA format including in-text citations visit the OWL for further help.
Visit the Citation Station page for more information about citing your sources
Thanks to the National Academies Press for their Extreme Weather Infographic.