The Snowy Day follows a young boy named Peter on his adventures after he wakes to find his city covered in snow. In addition to arts and literacy, this module offers rich opportunities to explore the science of snow.
Before you begin...
Each Artful Reading Module is flexibly designed for a 2-3 week duration. Lessons are marked for Before-, During-, or After-Reading to guide your planning. We have added a sample of an After-Reading lesson entitled Snowsuit Collage for you to preview. Each lesson is formatted on a Teacher Lesson Card so you have all the information you need at your fingertips when it’s time to deliver.
This module contains the following Teacher Lesson Cards:
- Snow Discovery Table
- Making Predictions
- Learning Vocabulary
- Sound Carpet
- Elements of a Story
- Snowsuit Collage
- Setting Exploration
- Comparing Texts
- Tracks in the Snow
At the end of the module, you will find options for summative writing tasks and optional extensions that can stretch the module further.Standards Matrix
For your reference, we have added images of the literacy standards matrix for this module.Key Vocabulary
Snowsuit, Tracks, Smacking, Heaping, Firm