Hurricanes Text Questions

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  1. Literature
  2. 4 Grade
  3. By Taralynn Webb
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Name: ______________ HURRICANES: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST STORMS Text Questions Directions: Answer each question in complete sentences. You will need to look back in the story to find your answer and to provide text evidence. 1. Put the following events into the correct sequence. Number them 1-6. ORDER THE MAKING OF A HURRICANE The air travels to a low-pressure area, picking up more moist air as it flows upward. The cooled air condenses into water droplets that form clouds. The energy from the heat powers the storm! Warm, moist air rises quickly from over the ocean. The condensing moisture creates heat. Above the earth, the air cools. 2. Explain how a hurricane grows. Use details from the text in your answer. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 3. Why might people in the middle of a hurricane mistakenly think the storm is over? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ ©Amanda Garcia 2016

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Name: ______________ HURRICANES: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST STORMS Text Questions 4. Draw lines to match each instrument to its purpose. thermometer • measures wind speed hygrometer • measures temperature anemometer • measure air pressure barometer • measures the moisture in the air 5. Draw lines to match each name for a hurricane to the place in the world where the name originated. hurricanes • Australia cyclones • Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic typhoons • Indian Ocean willy-willies • West of the international dateline 6. How has our knowledge of hurricanes changed over the years? What has caused the change? Use details from the text in your answer. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ ©Amanda Garcia 2016