vocabulary
suffixes
Text Features
Hurricanes

100

to spin quickly

What is whirling

100

-ful

What is full of?

100

This text feature tells you what you will be reading about

What is a heading?

100

These storms are formed when low pressure areas move over warm oceans.

What is a hurricane?

200

Registered

What is to have recorded information

200

-ness

What is a state of being?

200

This text feature gives you more information about the picture.

What is a caption?

200

This is what causes the air in the hurricane to spiral?

What is the rotation of the Earth?

300

Predict

What is to say something that is going to happen in the future

300

-less

What is without?

300

This text feature shows where hurricanes form and in what direction they travel.

What is a map?

300

The invention of this tool tool is responsible for the improvement in scientists ability to predict a hurricane. 

What are satellites?

400

Condense

What is to turn from a gas to a liquid

400

-ment

What is the condition of being?

400

This text feature gives interesting facts or extra information about a topic.

What is a what is a text/fact box or side bar?

400

This is how the informational text Hurricanes is different from the article Hurricane Katrina: A Road to Recovery.

What is Hurricane Katrina focuses on one hurricane while Hurricanes discusses many different hurricanes.

500

Source

What is the place where something comes from

500

Being full of joy

What is joyful?

500

This text feature explains information or how something works using in a visual way.

What is a diagram?

500

This conclusion can be made about hurricanes after reading the facts in both articles. 

What is our ability to predict hurricanes is improving but these destructive storms can still cause a lot of destruction.