Activity Guide for Snow

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Create a cross-curricular learning experience around a shared reading of Cynthia Rylant's book Snow. From writing poetry and a singing a song about snow, to creating paper snowflakes and solving math story problems, this resource uses the theme of snow to tie together a wide range of subjects. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Read this story to create connections between children's literature and an elementary science lesson series on snow and other winter weather
  • Use the activities in this resource to create a series of learning centers that complement a class reading of the book Snow
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson requires a copy of the children's book Snow by Cynthia Rylant, which can be found in your school or local library 
  • A list of questions are provided for guiding class discussions about the story
  • Offers visual, step-by-step instructions for creating paper snow flakes
  • Activities connect the subjects of English language arts, science, math, music, and visual arts
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