Interested in gathering other December read aloud recommendations and lesson plans? I decided to combine both skills to create one project that will serve as a perfect celebration of learning and holiday cheer. As mentioned above, this book is a great reference point for cause and effect activities and descriptive writing practice.
Weave In Descriptive Writing Practice The second illustration showing the snowman secretly celebrating at midnight can also serve as a perfect reference for a short descriptive writing piece. I just think they are so cute and come in so many varieties, which is what makes them interesting.
Give your students practice with showing cause and effect through their own illustrations. If you think you would like to try this cute little activity out in your classroom, you can download the writing paper we used by clicking HERE. This pack includes a recording sheet, student instruction page ideal for students center and teaching notes.
This fictional favorite turns out to be the perfect launching pad for practicing both skills. This is a great partner game or individual activity. I am one of those holiday fanatics who proudly listens to Christmas songs in August and experiences burst of jittering excitement at the thought of hanging stockings.
This emergent reader is perfect to use with students before or after a snow day! This pack includes 3 printable winter mini emergent reader books 5 reading pages each with one follow up activity and one scrambled sentence activity for each book.
To begin, host a class discussion or a group brainstorm to collect strong adjectives and vivid verbs that might be used to describe the secret celebrations of snow people.
The kids drew a semi-circle peeking out from the side of the black paper and then tore up a white piece of paper into many different pieces. Snowball Sentence Center Your kindergarten or first grade students will love this winter word work sentence building activity.
Ask them to identify a subtle hint in the picture that shows the snowman secretly celebrated at night the snowman is winking. This resource includes 3 sets of common sight word cards with different borders for easy organization.
Graphic organizers and writing pages are included. My students are in need of some extra practice with identifying cause and effect and expanding detail in their descriptive writing.
In the third section, students draw their snowman back in position outside their home looking subtly different at sunrise. Includes common word families for long and short vowels. In the first section, students draw their snowman sitting perfectly outside their home at sunset.
Snowmen at Night I love snowmen!!! Snowman Math Activities Practice adding within 10 and 20 with this snowman themed teaching resource.
Included sight words are made for K-1 lists, however, they would serve as great review for students in grade 2. Laying A Foundation For Cause and Effect After reading this book aloud to your class, host a discussion around how the illustrator clearly shows the snowmen participating in activities the author describes.
Follow by analyzing descriptive writing samples about the topic and then give your students time to draft their own descriptive piece about how their snowman secret celebrates. Winter Word Family Mats This set of 29 full page word family cards is perfect for a word work center.
So here are a couple of the finished products. Two included recording sheets allow for differentiation, even within your class! My resource includes organized printables that help you guide your students through the steps outlined above, illustration samples, writing samples, and rubrics to help students reflect on their understanding and work quality.
Great for early readers. I showed the kids my model picture, which it turned out was harder for me to do than the kiddos. Use this for a writing or word work center as students match two snowballs to make a sentence. All printed pages are blackline for easy printing. Print on colored card stock for more colorful center fun!"Rate your writing" - visual writing rubric for first grade (can be adapted to other grade levels) - Makes it easy to ask "Is your writing a so kids can determine if they did their very best work!
First Grade Lyons' Den: A Look into Writer's Workshop. Looking for a fun, no prep, winter activity for your primary students? This snowman activity will hit the mark!
Students will create snowmen by matching initial letters, word families, or words with inflected endings. Easy to differentiate for students of multiple ability levels.4/5(8).
First Grade Snowman Fun Activities Bundle. Preview Included Products. Subject. This winter engage kindergarten and first grade students with writing about something they love, building snowmen! Your kindergarten or first grade students will love this winter word work sentence building activity.
Use this for a writing or word work center 4/5(9). Sep 08, · Daily Five: Writing & Word Work Activities Work on Writing & Word Work. I taught first grade last year and looped to second grade with the same kids and wanted to change up some of my Daily Five activities.
These activities are NOT the only writing or word work activities we do each day. Old Valentine Activity - Newly. So of course when I saw this adorable little activity on Pinterest from The First Grade Parade I was all about it!
These snowmen are by no means perfect, but they are all different and unique, just my like my little firsties and that is what I love the most about them. you can download the writing paper we used by clicking HERE.
Snowmen at Night Lesson Plans for Kindergarten or First Grade with a free file. These reading comprehension activities will have students visualizing or making mental images, making connections, retelling text details, and creating a cute snowman craft. Students also have math and literacy activities and a STEM challenge!Download