2.14

The student will read the temperature on a Celsius and/or Fahrenheit thermometer to the nearest 10 degrees.

Essential Knowledge and Skills  (Full Curriculum Framework for this SOL)

  • Read temperature to the nearest 10 degrees from real Celsius and Fahrenheit thermometers and from physical models (including pictorial representations) of such thermometers.

Textbook Correlation

Grade  Lesson(s)  Notes 
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Links to Related SOL
K.10   2.14   3.13

 On-Line Games and Practice:

SoftSchools.com: Thermometer Quiz
This quiz shows a thermometer and the students need to move the arrow to match the indicated temperature in Fahrenheit.  It can be VERY touchy, but the graphics are superb. 

IXL.com:  Thermometer Quiz
This quiz is meant for first grade, but very appropriate for second grade as well. 

IXL.com:  Thermometer Quiz
This quiz asks students to read a thermometer to the nearest ten degree mark. 

BBC:  Thermometer Quiz
This quiz has negative numbers.  This may be to tricky for students if they do not understand negative numbers.

Teacher Reference:

MathisFun.com: Interactive Thermometer
This thermometer shows pictures of different habitats and activities that people can participate in based upon the temperature.  It shows both Fahrenheit and Celsius.

ChevronCars.com:  Thermometer Lesson
This experiment is more of a Science lesson, but through it, students understand how a thermometer works.

USHistory.org:  Thermometer Lesson
This experiment is more of a Science lesson, but through it, students understand how a thermometer works.  This lesson is very similar to lesson listed above, but with different materials. 

Fs.sdsu.edu:  Thermometer Lesson
This lesson teaches students how to read a thermometer.  It has examples of thermometers that read to the nearest degree instead of the nearest ten degree mark.  Be aware that this might be too difficult for your students.

DocStoc.com:  Weather Unit
This unit includes some great activities for students to investigate while keeping track of the weather.

Free Worksheets:

SoftSchools.com: Thermometer Worksheets
This website generates worksheets after you decide the difficulty level of the worksheet.

WorksheetGenius.com:  Thermometer Worksheets
This website generates worksheets after you decide the difficulty level of the worksheet.

SuperTeacherWorksheet.com:  Thermometer Worksheets
This worksheet shows the thermometer and the students need to write the correct temperature to the nearest 10 degrees.  Both Fahrenheit and Celsius are on the thermometer. 

SuperTeacherWorksheet.com:  Thermometer Worksheets
This worksheet shows the thermometer and students need to write the correct temperature to the nearest degree.  Both Fahrenheit and Celsius are on the thermometer. 

SuperTeacherWorksheet.com:  Thermometer Worksheets
This worksheet asks students to match by cutting and pasting benchmark temperatures to the thermometer.