Many of my students have been fortunate enough to have experienced a real winter. They have seen snow or been in cold temperatures, so they have a little background knowledge. In my last post ❅here❅ I shared a winter exchange project that my class participated in. We discussed winter in South Florida and my students learned that Florida has a subtropical climate and we have 2 season, dry and wet. The project provided a fun teachable moment. (Yes, I strayed from the given 3rd grade curriculum. LOL!)
If you live in a snowy climate, do you have your students think about what it's like in a warm place? Are you thinking warm thoughts on a cold day?
Here are some activities for those chilly (or warm) winter days:
If you are looking for some warm winter read alouds try these:
Check this past post ❅here❅ for a Winter Wonderland of Great Books anchor chart my students have been working on and cute polar bear masks they created in art.
Keep warm today!
(Or in my case, cool!)