The Snow Blows

Brrr! It's cold outside when it snows. Have your class read this poem about the snow to practice the long /o/ sound, -ow words, and reading comprehension. After reading, they respond to three questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Almost the entire poem rhymes, so have some fun with a read-aloud; kids can read one line at a time, or you can do a more dramatic reading
  • Use this in a teacher-led learning center
  • Ask pupils to highlight or underline the parts of the text where they found the answers to the comprehension questions
  • Assign this as a warm-up exercise or for homework
Classroom Considerations

  • This is a very simple worksheet, so you'll probably want to use it as a supplementary material during another unit or lesson
Pros

  • The handwriting lines provided for the responses to the questions will support learners as they practice writing correctly
  • Kids will have fun rhyming and practicing their -ow words
Cons

  • Answer key is not included