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Snow Cover By Latitude
Young scholars create graphs comparing the amount of snow cover along selected latitudes using data sets from a NASA website. They create a spreadsheet and a bar graph on the computer, and analyze the data.
Second graders write a story about the snow and recognize and use new vocabulary related to snow correctly. They then be able to express their feelings about snow creatively.
Flakes of Snow
Second graders engage in a lesson about the formation of snowflakes. This activity shows students snow as a weather condition and helps them to understand more about snow and the different categories that it is classified by.
Students explore snow through a variety of means. To support and differentiate learning for all the children in the class, a variety of learning tools are used to help them comprehend literary text.
Katy and the Big Snow - Guided Reading Lesson
Third graders read the book, Katy and the Big Snow, then discuss the basic story elements. They write examples of cause and effect, use map skills, examine the boarders on each page, and write a scenario including their own family.
Snow Globe Family Lesson Plan
Students make snow globes to use in retelling a story. In this story retelling lesson, students use baby food jars and glitter to make snow globes. They use the snow globes as props as they retell Jane O'Connor's, Snow Globe Family.
So where CAN I dump the snow?
Learners research the ordinances about dumping snow in your community. Check with city officials and even a city Web site. They find out what other cities like yours have. Is yours typical?
Looks Like Snow
Students listen to the teacher read the book, The Jacket I Wear in the Snow, and create vocabulary and graphic cards from the story.
Second graders experiment with a thermometer and water samples of varying temperatures. They examine the effect different colors and different fabrics have on retaining heat. They examine snow samples for water and dirt content. They keep a science journal.
The Great Heat Escape
Students design and conduct an experiment to determine the thermal conductivity of certain materials. In this earth science lesson, students relate how thermal conductivity varies with snow composition. They collect data from their experiment and present their findings in class.
Move Over Frosty
Students describe how to build a snowman and sequence pictures showing order of construction and describing what happen to snow when exposed to warmth. They arrange snowballs in correct order according to size.
Students recognize the relationship between Earth's tilt and the Winter season. In this Winter lesson, students work in pairs to complete make frost and design snow goggles. Students experiment a hand lens to study the frost created. Students make goggles out of egg cups. Students answer questions about their inquiry.
Hot, Hot, Hot, Cold
Learners dance the image of falling snow. They move, swing, fall, and rise to music working to depict snow falling, the sun, and high/low movements. This is a well-thought out lesson plan that aids them in seeing movement as a form of expression.
Fun in the Snow
Students read a book about children who like to play in the snow. In this guided reading lesson, students do a picture walk to predict what will happen in the story. Students use the illustrations and beginning sounds to figure out unfamiliar words.Students answer comprehension questions and close the lesson with a writing activity.
If You Were Katy: Let's Play a Game
Students simulate sound effects from Katy and the Big Snow. They read and discuss Katy and the Big Snow, create sound effects for the objects in the book and practice sounding out beginning sounds for words. After sounding out the words, they play a game pretending they are Katy from the story and sing a song, "Katy Plowed the Town One Day."
Create a Book About Your Town
Pupils explore how to create books about their towns. They read and discuss Katy and the Big Snow to identify how it relates to their community. They identify environmental print and its importance in early readers. They create books about their communities and share their books.
The fun and cute painting Snow Queen is used to help little ones activate their five senses. They describe what the girl in the painting is seeing, hearing, feeling, touching, and tasting. They then create expressive paintings using the color wash technique. Tip: Have the class write a collective five-senses poem, where they use similes to describe each of the senses found in the painting.
Snow vs. Water
Students fill three cups with snow. They record the height of snow in each cup, and allow the snow to melt. Students measure the height of the water in each glass or cup, and record their results on the worksheet. They answer questions on the worksheet about the amount of water in the snow.
Integrated Dance Curriculum: Snow
Students, through the leading questions, guided imagery, and dance, gain a greater comprehension of snow, weather, and the five senses.
Snow on Sea Ice
Students examine different samples of ice and predict the amount of snow that has fallen in a given year. Using a calculator, they graph the various thicknesses. They analyze the graphs to determine the relationship between the snow and ice thickness.