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New Review Fun in the Snow
Celebrate the arrival of winter with a reading of Jack Ezra Keats' book The Snowy Day. Engaging children by asking them about their own experiences in the snow, the teacher goes on to read the story aloud before asking the class to draw pictures and write complete sentences describing their favorite winter activities.
K - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Snowy Day: Reading Comprehension/Making Predictions
Second graders demonstrate story comprehension and make predictions for the book "The Snowy Day." They listen to the first half of the story, write their own ending to "The Snowy Day," and listen to the last half of the story and discuss how well they predicted the ending.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads
Critical Thinking and Art with The Snowy Day
First graders read a story. In this illustrations lesson, 1st graders read The Snowy Day and discuss how it became a Caldecott winner for its illustrations. Students produce illustrations using similar methods to the illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 26 Downloads
It's the 100th Day of School
Bring math and measurement to life with this activity. Fourth and 5th graders create a graph that illustrates their first 100 days of school. They will graph the weather information that they have gathered for the first 100 days of school. Then they will calculate the mean temperature of the first 100 days of school for range, mean, and median.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Sound Blending Lesson Plan
Mr. Snowman wants to help emerging readers understand compound words, so he segments some familiar words to help them see that they are made of two distinct words. Learners repeat the words, both segmented and blended, and observe them written on the board.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 72 Views 161 Downloads
Winter vs. Summer
Young learners explore the differences between winter and summer. They learn about seasons while practicing the skills of comparing and contrasting as they create seasons collages, complete a season T-chart, sort and classify winter and summer clothing, and write about the different clothes they wear during these seasons.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 5 Views 77 Downloads
New Review Winter Break Survival Kit
Help parents and children survive the long winter break with this collection of fun activities. Offering suggestions for volunteering during the holidays and making family New Year's resolutions, as well as a variety of crafts and games, this resource is full of engaging activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom during the winter months.
Pre-K - 5th Social Studies & History 18 Views 8 Downloads
Events In A Story
Read The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats and discuss story elements with your class. Compare the setting and plot to learners' lives and have each person draw a picture of what he or she would like to do on a snowy day. Have fun connecting this story to real life!
K - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 74 Downloads
After listening to a reading of The Snowy Day, by Era Jack Keats, language learners use a SMART board and drag the appropriate vocabulary word to the correct clothing article. They then record and illustrate the new vocabulary words in their notebooks.
2nd - 4th English Language Development 4 Views 4 Downloads
Comparative Close Reading Poetry Analysis: "All that lives must die..." - Shakespeare
Robert Frost's "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" and Emily Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for death . . ." are the focus of a series of close reading exercises that help learners develop their skill reading challenging text. Using the provided worksheets, groups highlight imagery in the poems in order to compare the attitude toward death expressed by the two poets.
11th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Snowy Day
Second graders participate in making predictions about the story The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats. They use the cover and the title to help them make predictions. They listen to the first half of the story read by the teacher rand then write their own ending to the story.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads