We read The First
Snowball by Anne and Harlow Rockwell. The main character
describes the activities she does on a snowy day. At the end
of the story she has hot cocoa and then goes back out into the
snow. After we read the book, we did a class web of favorite
snow activities. Our class liked to do a lot of the things the
main character in the book did. We decided that we would also
like to do other things in the snow. That's what started the
idea of creating a sequel. We used our ideas to create things
she would do when she went outside after her break. During our
discussion, we had a winter storm and actually missed school for 3
When we returned to
school, we were able to add to our list of activities. We then drew
pictures of crazy snowmen. We read The Snowy Day by
Ezra Jack Keats and discussed things he did in the snow.
During our science time, we began a unit on weather. What a
great way to learn more about snow. It was by far our class'
favorite form of precipitation
The First Snowfall Part II
When I went back
outside, lots of my friends were already playing.
This is the snow pile
I used to make a snowball. I used my snowball to join a snowball
This is my backyard.
This is where I made snow angels with my brother.
This is the frozen
pond in the park where we ice skate.
These are hockey
sticks that we use to play a game of hockey on the pond.
This is the snowball
I use to make a friend for my snowman.
This is the bag of
snow I saved to put in the freezer.
Maybe my mom will let
me make a snow cone with it.
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