Year 1

Lesson 3 • Cloud cover

Students identify and describe cloud cover, explore how clouds might predict rain and consider how this can affect everyday life.

Any day outdoors

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Students will:

  • identify clouds as a feature of the sky.
  • describe how much of the sky is covered by cloud.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • discuss their experiences of observing and recording the weather.
  • make observations of the sky.
  • discuss language used to describe the amount of cloud cover.
  • represent observations of cloud cover and label appropriately.