|The boys and
girls in Class 3-208 in Brooklyn, N.Y. read the Snow Child. The story is about an
older couple who love children but are unable to have their own. One day, they are out in
the snow and decide to build a child out of snow. They kissed her and all of a sudden she
is real. The couple love and enjoy her company. She is part of their family. She plays
with them and all the other children in the village. The only dilemma they have is the
snow child must sleep out in the snow. She does and all is well until the weather gets
warmer. At this time, the snow child tells the older couple that she must leave. They are
sad. The year goes by and it is winter again, and the snow child returns. The couple is
happy and they love their child. This time, when spring arrives, the couple realize their
child has to leave but this time they arent sad. They know she will return.
After we read the story the children were given two different activities to choose from. They were asked to create an invention to allow the snow child to stay all year long. The second activity was to create an illustration placing them in the story along with the snow child. Here are their results. We hope you enjoy them.
Miss Engelbert and Class 3-208
|Inventions and Illustrations|
|The Mega Freezing Machine
This machine will freeze a naked man in 1 second. It will freeze a person with a lot of clothes on in 15 seconds. The snow child be comfortable.The child could change the temperature. It could change it from inside.
|This is Tabatha and Candise with
our snow child. We are at our cottage in the mountains.Our snow child only comes in the
winter to visit us. She loves to go on her sleigh and play with her teddybear Santa Claus.
She also loves to make a snowman and pretend it s her sister or brother.
By Tabatha R and Candise Z.
I made a snowchild. Her name is Snowmalina. She is made of snow. Her favorite thing is snow. We are making snowballs to throw at each other. We love the snow.
|This is my snow child and we play
together on snowy days.The sky began to get dark. It was time to go to bed. I offered her
a warm bed. She refused to sleep in the bed. Instead she slept outside on a bed of snow.I
was worried about her. So I watched her half the night. In the morning when I woke up and
she was ok. I was glad to see that she was ok.
Tracey and Kinnari
|This is the freezing machine. It can
freeze a person in 5 milli-seconds. The snow child would be comfortable and she would be
able to stay with her family throughout the year. All they would have to do is keep her
inside and make sure she doesn't get too hot. This is what the freezing machine can
Adrian C. and David B.
|THE FREEZE MACHINE
The Freeze Machine keeps my snow child cool all year long and it does not have to go cold places during the warm months. It can stay with the family all the time. Now,you won t have to miss your snowchild .You could even put clothes on it and it will not melt .If you're lucky it might even come to life.
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