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Ask students to brainstorm things to do on a snowy day or night. Write the ideas on the board. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Invite students to share their experiences. Then together make a &#034;Snowy Day&#034; class graph. Write on a sheet of chart paper, &#034;Have you ever played in the snow?&#034; Write yes on one side of the paper and no on the other side. Let each child glue a cotton ball on the side of his choice.&nbsp; Discuss the results.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Vocabulary - discuss compound words</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Play Rivet - breakfast, snowsuit, something, everything, snowball,snowman, everywhere.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Other words - snow, snowy, smacking, covered, path, dragged, heaping</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">During Reading</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> (Inferential Comprehension - Inferring Sequences)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Read the first half of the book to the students (the last sentence will be: &#034;Then he went into his warm house.&#034;)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Next, Tell the students to think about what could happen next and how the story could end. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Each&nbsp; student will&nbsp; write their own ending to the story.&nbsp; (15 minutes to write their versions of the story.) </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When they have finished, students will share their stories with a partner (pair-share).</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Then, Read the rest of the text. Ask the students to share how their stories are similar or different to the real story.</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">After Reading </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Questions About the text</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ How did the snow get piled up along the street?&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Where do you think Peter lives? Explain your answer. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Peter knew he wasn't old enough to join the snowball fight. How do you think he felt? </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ What is something you will do when you are old enough? </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Peter put a snowball in his pocket. When he looked for it later, it was gone. What happened to it?</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ What do you think Peter and his friend will do in the snow?</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">4-Blocks Beach ball review</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Create the Chart </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></U></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Saw</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Heard</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Felt</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ask students suggest what to write in each column</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Sequence the events in the text.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Either use the sequence cards or have two or three students act out the story&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/Snowy_Day_Activity_Card.pdf TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowy Day Sequence Cards</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Interactive Writing</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Brainstorm a list of &#034;Winter Words&#034; and post it where students can easily see it. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Create a Cinquain Poem based upon text</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">A cinquain has 5 lines. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 1 is one word (the title); </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 2 is two words that describe the title.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 3 is three words that tell action</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 4 is four words that express feeling</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 5 is one word that recalls the title </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Example</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Snowflakes</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Tiny Stars</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Snowing, Playing, Sledding</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Cold Freezing Hands and Feet</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Snowflakes</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Science and Math Connection</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Explain snow and ice are really water, and when water becomes very cold it &#034;freezes&#034;.&nbsp; Mention when it is very cold outside, the water which normally would be rain gets so cold it freezes into snow and ice.&nbsp; Just as when snow and ice are warmed up, they become water.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Vocabulary</FONT></FONT></U></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">frozen, solid, ice, snow, lumpy, smooth, melted, watery, liquid, hard, wet&nbsp; Make</FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_board_1.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> the Snowflake gameboard</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_board_2.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">gameboard 2 </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">to learn these vocabulaty words.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_cards_1.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">gamecards #1</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_pieces.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">game pieces and spinner</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Plan a class experiment by having students make snowballs, place them in sandwich bags (closed tightly), and predict what will happen. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">How long does a snowball last? Place snowballs around the room in areas with differing amounts of light. Have the children observe the snowballs to find out which one melts first. Discuss why.&nbsp; Record the data on a graph.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Make a snow gauge </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Blow bubbles outside when it's below freezing</FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Day</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> abc teach resource</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/activities.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Activities</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> Teel Family&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/christmas/ TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowflake Ornaments</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/science.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Science</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.capstone-press.com/viewbook.cfm?rid=996 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Day</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lola M. Schaefer</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Teel Family </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/snowbook.pdf TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowbook </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">pdf</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Make four posters, one for each season. Decorate according to the season. List holidays that occur during that season. List outdoor activities that can take place during each season.&nbsp; List clothing you wear during that season.&nbsp; Students will cut out magazine pictures to depict their ideas.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Guided Reading texts:</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://store.atozteacherstuff.com/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=atoz_snowpack TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Mini Books</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level A:&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowman (Rigby); Snowman (Wright); The Snow (Wright); Snow (Wright)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level B:&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">The Snowman (Rigby); Benchmark Book: The Snowman (Rigby); Snowball Fight (Rigby); A Snowman (Wright); Snowball Fight (Wright); Snow Joe, by Carlo Greene</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level C</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">: I Feel Cold (Rigby); Winter (Rigby); When It Snowed (Rigby); The Little Snowman (Rigby); I Like Winter (Rigby); Snow (Wright)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Text to Text Connections</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">We get lots of practice finding the /ow/ phonogram in these books </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Caps, Hats, Socks, And Mittens, by Louise Borden</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL H, Words 293</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">White Snow, Bright Snow, by Alvin Tresselt</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Buying Mittens, by Nankichi Niimi</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399214577/qid=1009999522/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_3_1/103-7748536-1688659 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Owl Moon,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Jane Yolen </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: O; Words: 747</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Keep Looking! by Millicent Selsam </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Animals in Winter, by Henrietta Bancroft &#038; Richard Van Gelder</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0689717571/qid%3D1008261775/sr%3D2-3/ref%3Dsr%5F2%5F15%5F3/102-5299144-2280944 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Big Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Berta Hader, Elmer Hader</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Day Daddy Stayed Home, by Ethel &#038; Leonard Kessler</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399235795/qid%3D1010261113/sr%3D1-7/ref%3Dsr%5F1%5F75%5F7/102-5524986-1900167 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Dream Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Eric Carle; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: J, Words 374&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/hm/72902.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Dream Snow Hangman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jw/40919.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Dream Snow Scramble</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://myschoolonline.com/page/0,1871,2123-126557-2-31090,00.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowflake Bentley</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: N, Words 1492</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowflake Bentley </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/rr/29006.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Rags to Riches</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> game</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://atozteacherstuff.com/lessons/JacketIWear.shtml TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Jacket I Wear in the Snow, </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">by Shirley Neitzel</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Katy and the Big Snow,&nbsp; by Virginia Lee Burton</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/TheMitten.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">My Mitten thematic plan</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399234632/qid=975272392/sr=1-17/102-7961481-6664921 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Hat</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by</FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/ TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Jan Brett</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; Jan Brett </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/games/games_main.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Games</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow, by Uri Shulevitz</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snow Child, by Freya Littledale</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snowman, by Raymond Briggs </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/noses.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frozen Noses,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Jan Carr&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/noses.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Plan</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/animals.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">In the Snow: Who's Been Here?</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lindsay Barrett George</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0152020950/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/002-2818669-6596824 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowballs, </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">by Lois Ehlert, </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: &nbsp;&nbsp; Word Count, 123</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395185629/qid=1010273111/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_30_1/103-7748536-1688659 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Katy And The Big Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Virginia Lee Burton</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL: L, Words 688</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0803714564/qid%3D1010019918/sr%3D1-12/ref%3Dsr%5F1%5F10%5F12/102-2594725-5802559 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow on Snow on Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Cheryl Chapman</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395736811/kinderkorner/102-7531077-2844910 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Flannel Kisses,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Linda Crotta Brennan</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Is Falling, by Franklin Mansfield Branley</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0152014039/qid=1040578010/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-5299144-2280944?v=glance&s=books TARGET="_parent"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Lullaby,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Barbara Seuling</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Geraldine's Big Snow, by Holly Keller&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: L, Words 434</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395778492/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/102-4714767-7585764 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Dance,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lezlie Evans</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Toggle's Zipper, by Robin Pulver</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Kipper's Snowy Day,&nbsp; by Mick Inkpen </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Chloe's Snowy Day,&nbsp; by Annie Mitra</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowy Day: Stories and Poems, by Caroline Feller Bauer </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/092023691X/qid=1009138597/sr=1-8/ref=sr_1_75_8/104-0716274-6790328 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">50 Below Zero</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Robert Munsch</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Here Comes The Snow, by Angela Shelf Medearis</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL: E; Words&nbsp; 98, </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0823414159/qid=1039350986/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/104-4649263-7716758?v=glance&s=books TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snip, Snip... Snow!</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Nancy Poydar </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: L; Words 497</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Froggy Gets Dressed, by Jonathan London</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395883997/kinderkorner/102-4714767-7585764 TARGET="_parent"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Grandmother Winter,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Phyllis Root</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2002/rastin/rastin.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowed In at Pokeweed Public School,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by John Bianchi</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~ssilverman/frosty2002/ponton/ponton.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Phillis Gershator</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://expage.com/page/alphabetacrossamericaletter19S1 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Art Connections</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ask students to create a collage of things they might see, hear, feel, or taste on a snowy day. Use pictures or words from magazines to create this collage.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.owu.edu/~mggrote/pp/child_lit/c_readers.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Readers Theater</FONT></B></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> - see standards</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Materials - 1 copy of the script for each student in the class with individual parts highlighted on each. &nbsp; (Narrator; 11 Snowflake parts; Peter)&nbsp; Assign some students more than one part to accommodate&nbsp; your classroom number of students. </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/SnowyDayRT.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snowy Day Script for 1st Grade</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/SnowyDayRT.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Internet - </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://www.primarygames.com/seasons/winter/snowman/start.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Build a Snowman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Another </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://blackdog.net/holiday/christmas/snowman/index.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Build a Snowman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2001/sfconcentration/concentrate.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Match the Snowflake</FONT></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> concentration game</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2001/jigsaws/snow1ez.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&#034;Mixed Up Snowman&#034; </FONT></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Jigsaw Puzzle</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Put </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/%7Essilverman/frosty2001/frostyscram.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frosty back together again</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jw/41757.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow:Sentence Completion Jumble</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow: Rhyme Time</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/rr/29582.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Do You Remember About 50 BELOW ZERO?</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/244130.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Lullaby Rhyming Words</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Math Connections</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Place some marshmallows in a clean jar and ask the children to make a written estimate of how many &#034;snowballs&#034; there are.&nbsp; (With some groups of children, it helps to limit their choice to a number between 1-100 and eliminate those &#034;far-fetched&#034; guesses.)&nbsp; After the snowballs are counted, ask the children to place their written guess in one of 3 columns. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; less than &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; exact quess &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; more than </FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Afterwards, discuss the results. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Math Mat </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Provide each child a counting mat with the outline of a snowman.&nbsp; Suggest a fact family and encourage students to create corresponding number sentences with snowflakes (marshmallows) around the snowman.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Celia's </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Snowperson Glyph</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Cut and paste 3 big white balls on a blue&nbsp; paper. Make sticks for arms before beginning directions.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">1. Hat (top hat) Color </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#006633><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">GREEN</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> if you are a girl. Color </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ff0033><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">RED</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> if you are a boy.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">2. Mouth: On a cold day, I like to... (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make pieces of coal in shape of smile) drink hot chocolate</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a solid smile line) eat soup</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a squiggle line) have something else</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">3. Gloves or Mittens: In&nbsp; winter, I like to... (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make mittens) wear mittens to keep my hands warm</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make gloves) wear gloves to keep my hands warm</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">4. Boots: In winter, I like to...(make boots then color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#5d12f5><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">PURPLE</FONT></FONT></B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - go sledding</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ff0033><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">RED</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - build snowmen</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#3333cc><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">BLUE</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - throw snowballs</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">5. Buttons: When it snows, it's best when school.. (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(triangle shape) - is closed;&nbsp; (square shape) - has delayed openings</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(circle shape) - closes early</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">6. Scarf: Winter is...</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">SOLID COLOR - my favorite season</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">STRIPED - not my favorite season</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">7. Broom or shovel: (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a&nbsp; broom) I like snow.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a shovel) I don't like snow.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Student Assessment</FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Learning is viewed by participants as:</FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~fun &nbsp; ~relevant&nbsp; ~active &nbsp; ~interactive &nbsp; ~self-directed &nbsp; ~purposeful</FONT><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> </FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Students will effectively</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~participate in a group (Observation checklist)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Student Plus/Delta - reflecting on work done - a success of the day/ a concern for the day.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Choral Reading:</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">3 points: student spoke clearly and accurately</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">2 point: student had some difficulty reading and projecting</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">1 point: student had a very difficult time reading the poem and projecting</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Glyph:&nbsp; Ability to follow directions and interpret class data.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">A Flurry of Resources </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/Snowy_Day_Lesson.pdf TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Book a Week Classroom Instruction</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/educ/reid/4173/Mathbag/B-f/mathpage.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snowy Day Mathbag</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems7.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Poetry</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.kinderart.com/across/snow.shtml TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Science Art</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.snowschool.com/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow School</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://libweb.uncc.edu/cimc/integration/Units/SnowyDay.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">UNCC Snowy Day plan</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.angelfire.com/ga/prespecial/page65.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowy Bulletin Boards</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www-personal.umich.edu/~sadj/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Make a snow globe</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/paper_dolls.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowman Paperdoll Craft</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson247.shtml TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Blizzard of Winter pages</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum/keats/main.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ezra Jack Keats virtual exhibit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/1stgrade/snow/wordsearch.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Word Search</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/project/project.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Grow your own snow crystals</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2002/activities2002.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frosty Readers Games and Activities</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~ssilverman/frosty2002/links.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frosty Links</FONT></B></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> 2002</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~ssilverman/frosty2001/links.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frosty Links </FONT></B></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">2001</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.123child.com/winter/snow.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Activities</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://members.aol.com/il2teach/pubpage.winter.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter activities</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.kids-learn.org/frosty/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Silverman's Frosty Readers</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.teachingheart.net/readerstheater.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Readers Theater</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.teachingheart.net/snowyunit.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/snow.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow- Winter</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://myschoolonline.com/content_gallery/0,3138,2123-126557-2-43243,00.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Science</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/mit/mittg.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">SCORE Teacher guide</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/similes.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Similes</FONT></B></A><A HREF=http://www.teachingheart.net/snowyunit.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.snowschool.com/melting.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Melting Experiment</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.themeunits.com/Brrr.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Brrr, It's Cold!</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/science/lessons23/icecream.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ice Cream in a baggie</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/science/lessonsk1/frost.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frost</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://myschoolonline.com/folder/0,1872,34898-119831-38-65776,00.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. McGowan's Winter page</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.hummingbirded.com/winter_penquins.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Hummingbird Educational Resources</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.freecraftz.com/snowman.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowman craft patterns</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.deeprock.k12.ok.us/shawkins/snow_men_2.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow poetry</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/grant/mitten/t-index.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Build a Snowman</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://wb-jackfrost.warnerbros.com/cmp/jackfrost4.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Jack Frost Game</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.teachersbookbag.com/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Teachers Bookbag Snowman Book</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/christmas/snowmancard/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Make a Snowman Card</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www-nsidc.colorado.edu/index.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">National Snow and Ice Data Center</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://server2031.virtualave.net/norvelle/snow.html#Engagement: TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Sarah Norvelle's detailed Snowflake Unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~rstewart/k2001/Themes/snow/snow.htm#Balanced%20Literacy TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Stewart's Snow Theme</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.thevirtualvine.com/snowman.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Virtual Vine Snow unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://expage.com/page/alphabetacrossamericaletter19S6 TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Literacy Projects with Snow Theme</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://expage.com/alphabetacrossamericaletter19s6 TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">S is for Snow</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://mrsballingall.homestead.com/snowmen.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Songs and Poems</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://familycrafts.about.com/library/weekly/aa010801a.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Celebrate Winter crafts</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://libweb.uncc.edu/cimc/integration/Units/Hat.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Hat plan</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/design_your_own_mitten.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></B></A><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/bookmarks/bookmarks.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Bookmarks</FONT></B></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp;&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://holidayorganizer.com/gifts/stuffers/snowsoup.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowman Soup</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://share1.esd105.wednet.edu/switzerl/pages%20for%20dreamw/snow_files/Snow%20Thematic%20Unit.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Thematic Unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~rstewart/k2001/Themes/snow/snow.htm#Balanced%20Literacy TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Stewarts Snow</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.kinderkorner.com/pics22.html#ehlert TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Kindercorner Snow</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.hummingbirded.com/winter_penquins.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter &#038; Snow Hummingbird Educational Resources </FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://teachers.teach-nology.com/themes/holidays/winter/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Teaching Theme</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://surfaquarium.com/newsletter/winter.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Themes</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/themes/winter.shtml TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A to Z Winter Theme</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.songs4teachers.com/wintersnowbooks.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Snow Books</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.kinderkorner.com/pics22.html#ehlert TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://libweb.uncc.edu/cimc/integration/Units/PolarExp.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Polar Express,</FONT></B></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Chris Van Allsburg</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A 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Ask students to brainstorm things to do on a snowy day or night. Write the ideas on the board. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Invite students to share their experiences. Then together make a &#034;Snowy Day&#034; class graph. Write on a sheet of chart paper, &#034;Have you ever played in the snow?&#034; Write yes on one side of the paper and no on the other side. Let each child glue a cotton ball on the side of his choice.&nbsp; Discuss the results.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Vocabulary - discuss compound words</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Play Rivet - breakfast, snowsuit, something, everything, snowball,snowman, everywhere.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Other words - snow, snowy, smacking, covered, path, dragged, heaping</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">During Reading</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> (Inferential Comprehension - Inferring Sequences)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Read the first half of the book to the students (the last sentence will be: &#034;Then he went into his warm house.&#034;)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Next, Tell the students to think about what could happen next and how the story could end. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Each&nbsp; student will&nbsp; write their own ending to the story.&nbsp; (15 minutes to write their versions of the story.) </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When they have finished, students will share their stories with a partner (pair-share).</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Then, Read the rest of the text. Ask the students to share how their stories are similar or different to the real story.</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">After Reading </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Questions About the text</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ How did the snow get piled up along the street?&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Where do you think Peter lives? Explain your answer. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Peter knew he wasn't old enough to join the snowball fight. How do you think he felt? </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ What is something you will do when you are old enough? </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ Peter put a snowball in his pocket. When he looked for it later, it was gone. What happened to it?</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~ What do you think Peter and his friend will do in the snow?</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">4-Blocks Beach ball review</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Create the Chart </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></U></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Saw</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Heard</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Peter Felt</FONT></FONT></U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ask students suggest what to write in each column</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Sequence the events in the text.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Either use the sequence cards or have two or three students act out the story&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/Snowy_Day_Activity_Card.pdf TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowy Day Sequence Cards</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Interactive Writing</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Brainstorm a list of &#034;Winter Words&#034; and post it where students can easily see it. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Create a Cinquain Poem based upon text</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">A cinquain has 5 lines. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 1 is one word (the title); </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 2 is two words that describe the title.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 3 is three words that tell action</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 4 is four words that express feeling</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Line 5 is one word that recalls the title </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Example</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Snowflakes</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Tiny Stars</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Snowing, Playing, Sledding</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Cold Freezing Hands and Feet</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Snowflakes</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Science and Math Connection</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Explain snow and ice are really water, and when water becomes very cold it &#034;freezes&#034;.&nbsp; Mention when it is very cold outside, the water which normally would be rain gets so cold it freezes into snow and ice.&nbsp; Just as when snow and ice are warmed up, they become water.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><U><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Vocabulary</FONT></FONT></U></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">frozen, solid, ice, snow, lumpy, smooth, melted, watery, liquid, hard, wet&nbsp; Make</FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_board_1.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> the Snowflake gameboard</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_board_2.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">gameboard 2 </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">to learn these vocabulaty words.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_cards_1.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">gamecards #1</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/snowflake_game_pieces.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">game pieces and spinner</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Plan a class experiment by having students make snowballs, place them in sandwich bags (closed tightly), and predict what will happen. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">How long does a snowball last? Place snowballs around the room in areas with differing amounts of light. Have the children observe the snowballs to find out which one melts first. Discuss why.&nbsp; Record the data on a graph.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Make a snow gauge </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Blow bubbles outside when it's below freezing</FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Day</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> abc teach resource</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/activities.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Activities</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> Teel Family&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/christmas/ TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowflake Ornaments</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/science.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Science</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.capstone-press.com/viewbook.cfm?rid=996 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Day</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lola M. Schaefer</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Teel Family </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/snowbook.pdf TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowbook </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">pdf</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">**Make four posters, one for each season. Decorate according to the season. List holidays that occur during that season. List outdoor activities that can take place during each season.&nbsp; List clothing you wear during that season.&nbsp; Students will cut out magazine pictures to depict their ideas.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Guided Reading texts:</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://store.atozteacherstuff.com/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=atoz_snowpack TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Mini Books</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level A:&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowman (Rigby); Snowman (Wright); The Snow (Wright); Snow (Wright)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level B:&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">The Snowman (Rigby); Benchmark Book: The Snowman (Rigby); Snowball Fight (Rigby); A Snowman (Wright); Snowball Fight (Wright); Snow Joe, by Carlo Greene</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Level C</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">: I Feel Cold (Rigby); Winter (Rigby); When It Snowed (Rigby); The Little Snowman (Rigby); I Like Winter (Rigby); Snow (Wright)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"></FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Text to Text Connections</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">We get lots of practice finding the /ow/ phonogram in these books </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Caps, Hats, Socks, And Mittens, by Louise Borden</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL H, Words 293</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">White Snow, Bright Snow, by Alvin Tresselt</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Buying Mittens, by Nankichi Niimi</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399214577/qid=1009999522/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_3_1/103-7748536-1688659 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Owl Moon,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Jane Yolen </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: O; Words: 747</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Keep Looking! by Millicent Selsam </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Animals in Winter, by Henrietta Bancroft &#038; Richard Van Gelder</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0689717571/qid%3D1008261775/sr%3D2-3/ref%3Dsr%5F2%5F15%5F3/102-5299144-2280944 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Big Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Berta Hader, Elmer Hader</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Day Daddy Stayed Home, by Ethel &#038; Leonard Kessler</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399235795/qid%3D1010261113/sr%3D1-7/ref%3Dsr%5F1%5F75%5F7/102-5524986-1900167 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Dream Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Eric Carle; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: J, Words 374&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/hm/72902.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Dream Snow Hangman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jw/40919.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Dream Snow Scramble</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://myschoolonline.com/page/0,1871,2123-126557-2-31090,00.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowflake Bentley</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: N, Words 1492</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Snowflake Bentley </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/rr/29006.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">Rags to Riches</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> game</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://atozteacherstuff.com/lessons/JacketIWear.shtml TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Jacket I Wear in the Snow, </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">by Shirley Neitzel</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Katy and the Big Snow,&nbsp; by Virginia Lee Burton</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/TheMitten.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">My Mitten thematic plan</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399234632/qid=975272392/sr=1-17/102-7961481-6664921 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Hat</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by</FONT></FONT><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/ TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Jan Brett</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; Jan Brett </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.janbrett.com/games/games_main.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Games</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow, by Uri Shulevitz</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snow Child, by Freya Littledale</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snowman, by Raymond Briggs </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/noses.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frozen Noses,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Jan Carr&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/noses.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Plan</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.ri.net/schools/Central_Falls/ch/heazak/animals.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">In the Snow: Who's Been Here?</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lindsay Barrett George</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0152020950/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/002-2818669-6596824 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowballs, </FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">by Lois Ehlert, </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: &nbsp;&nbsp; Word Count, 123</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395185629/qid=1010273111/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_30_1/103-7748536-1688659 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Katy And The Big Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Virginia Lee Burton</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL: L, Words 688</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0803714564/qid%3D1010019918/sr%3D1-12/ref%3Dsr%5F1%5F10%5F12/102-2594725-5802559 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow on Snow on Snow</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Cheryl Chapman</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395736811/kinderkorner/102-7531077-2844910 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Flannel Kisses,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Linda Crotta Brennan</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Is Falling, by Franklin Mansfield Branley</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0152014039/qid=1040578010/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-5299144-2280944?v=glance&s=books TARGET="_parent"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Lullaby,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Barbara Seuling</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Geraldine's Big Snow, by Holly Keller&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: L, Words 434</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395778492/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/102-4714767-7585764 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Dance,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Lezlie Evans</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Toggle's Zipper, by Robin Pulver</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Kipper's Snowy Day,&nbsp; by Mick Inkpen </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Chloe's Snowy Day,&nbsp; by Annie Mitra</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowy Day: Stories and Poems, by Caroline Feller Bauer </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/092023691X/qid=1009138597/sr=1-8/ref=sr_1_75_8/104-0716274-6790328 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">50 Below Zero</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">, by Robert Munsch</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Here Comes The Snow, by Angela Shelf Medearis</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3"> GRL: E; Words&nbsp; 98, </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0823414159/qid=1039350986/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/104-4649263-7716758?v=glance&s=books TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snip, Snip... Snow!</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Nancy Poydar </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans12" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="3">GRL: L; Words 497</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Froggy Gets Dressed, by Jonathan London</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0395883997/kinderkorner/102-4714767-7585764 TARGET="_parent"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Grandmother Winter,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Phyllis Root</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2002/rastin/rastin.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowed In at Pokeweed Public School,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by John Bianchi</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~ssilverman/frosty2002/ponton/ponton.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow,</FONT></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> by Phillis Gershator</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://expage.com/page/alphabetacrossamericaletter19S1 TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Art Connections</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ask students to create a collage of things they might see, hear, feel, or taste on a snowy day. Use pictures or words from magazines to create this collage.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.owu.edu/~mggrote/pp/child_lit/c_readers.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Readers Theater</FONT></B></A><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> - see standards</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Materials - 1 copy of the script for each student in the class with individual parts highlighted on each. &nbsp; (Narrator; 11 Snowflake parts; Peter)&nbsp; Assign some students more than one part to accommodate&nbsp; your classroom number of students. </FONT></FONT><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/SnowyDayRT.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Snowy Day Script for 1st Grade</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://lovetoteach.homestead.com/SnowyDayRT.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Internet - </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://www.primarygames.com/seasons/winter/snowman/start.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Build a Snowman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Another </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://blackdog.net/holiday/christmas/snowman/index.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Build a Snowman</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2001/sfconcentration/concentrate.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Match the Snowflake</FONT></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> concentration game</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~ptk1nc/frosty2001/jigsaws/snow1ez.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&#034;Mixed Up Snowman&#034; </FONT></A><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Jigsaw Puzzle</FONT></FONT></B></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Put </FONT></FONT></B><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/%7Essilverman/frosty2001/frostyscram.htm TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Frosty back together again</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jw/41757.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow:Sentence Completion Jumble</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">When It Starts to Snow: Rhyme Time</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/rr/29582.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">What Do You Remember About 50 BELOW ZERO?</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/244130.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Winter Lullaby Rhyming Words</FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Math Connections</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Place some marshmallows in a clean jar and ask the children to make a written estimate of how many &#034;snowballs&#034; there are.&nbsp; (With some groups of children, it helps to limit their choice to a number between 1-100 and eliminate those &#034;far-fetched&#034; guesses.)&nbsp; After the snowballs are counted, ask the children to place their written guess in one of 3 columns. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; less than &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; exact quess &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; more than </FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Afterwards, discuss the results. </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.quia.com/jg/238207.html TARGET="_blank"><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></A></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Math Mat </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Provide each child a counting mat with the outline of a snowman.&nbsp; Suggest a fact family and encourage students to create corresponding number sentences with snowflakes (marshmallows) around the snowman.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Celia's </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Snowperson Glyph</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Cut and paste 3 big white balls on a blue&nbsp; paper. Make sticks for arms before beginning directions.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">1. Hat (top hat) Color </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#006633><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">GREEN</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> if you are a girl. Color </FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ff0033><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">RED</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> if you are a boy.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">2. Mouth: On a cold day, I like to... (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make pieces of coal in shape of smile) drink hot chocolate</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a solid smile line) eat soup</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a squiggle line) have something else</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">3. Gloves or Mittens: In&nbsp; winter, I like to... (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make mittens) wear mittens to keep my hands warm</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make gloves) wear gloves to keep my hands warm</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">4. Boots: In winter, I like to...(make boots then color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><B><FONT COLOR=#5d12f5><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">PURPLE</FONT></FONT></B><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - go sledding</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ff0033><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">RED</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - build snowmen</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#3333cc><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">BLUE</FONT></FONT><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> - throw snowballs</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">&nbsp; </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">5. Buttons: When it snows, it's best when school.. (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(triangle shape) - is closed;&nbsp; (square shape) - has delayed openings</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(circle shape) - closes early</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">6. Scarf: Winter is...</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">SOLID COLOR - my favorite season</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">STRIPED - not my favorite season</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">7. Broom or shovel: (any color)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a&nbsp; broom) I like snow.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">(make a shovel) I don't like snow.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Student Assessment</FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Learning is viewed by participants as:</FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~fun &nbsp; ~relevant&nbsp; ~active &nbsp; ~interactive &nbsp; ~self-directed &nbsp; ~purposeful</FONT><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5"> </FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">Students will effectively</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">~participate in a group (Observation checklist)</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Student Plus/Delta - reflecting on work done - a success of the day/ a concern for the day.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Choral Reading:</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">3 points: student spoke clearly and accurately</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">2 point: student had some difficulty reading and projecting</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">1 point: student had a very difficult time reading the poem and projecting</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Glyph:&nbsp; Ability to follow directions and interpret class data.</FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"><BR></FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><FONT COLOR=#ffffff><FONT class="Comic-Sans18" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="5">A Flurry of Resources </FONT></FONT></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/Snowy_Day_Lesson.pdf TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Book a Week Classroom Instruction</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV 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TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowy Bulletin Boards</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www-personal.umich.edu/~sadj/snowy.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Make a snow globe</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/paper_dolls.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snowman Paperdoll Craft</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson247.shtml TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Blizzard of Winter pages</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum/keats/main.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Ezra Jack Keats virtual exhibit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/1stgrade/snow/wordsearch.htm 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class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">A Snowy Unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/snow.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow- Winter</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://myschoolonline.com/content_gallery/0,3138,2123-126557-2-43243,00.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Science</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/mit/mittg.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">SCORE Teacher guide</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.abcteach.com/MonthtoMonth/December/similes.htm TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Snow Similes</FONT></B></A><A HREF=http://www.teachingheart.net/snowyunit.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4"> </FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV 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TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">The Teachers Bookbag Snowman Book</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/christmas/snowmancard/ TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Make a Snowman Card</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://www-nsidc.colorado.edu/index.html TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">National Snow and Ice Data Center</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://server2031.virtualave.net/norvelle/snow.html#Engagement: TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Sarah Norvelle's detailed Snowflake Unit</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV align=left><A HREF=http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~rstewart/k2001/Themes/snow/snow.htm#Balanced%20Literacy TARGET="_blank"><B><FONT class="Comic-Sans14" FACE="Comic Sans MS" SIZE="4">Mrs. Stewart's Snow Theme</FONT></B></A></DIV><DIV 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