Print cards, mix up, and use with students!
For added durability, print on card stock and laminate.
Increase MLU: Expand the student’s response by putting their answer in to a
Ex: “Yes, that is a snowman.” or “No, that’s not a snowman. It’s a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows in it. It looks really yummy!’”
Ask “Wh” Questions: Try pairing a “wh” question with each card.
Ex: “What is a penguin?” “What does a hat do?” “Where do you put mittens?” “Where can you see a snowman?” “Why do you wear a sweater?” “How many people do you see?”
Build Vocabulary: Use visuals to discuss winter and associated
vocabulary. Ex: “Yes, that is a snowman! He is made out of snow. Building a snowman is something that kids like to do in the winter time. They might also go ice skating or have a snowball fight. Winter is a season that starts in December and goes until March. In our area, winter is (cold/warm) and we (do/don’t) see snow.
Draw & Write: Have students draw a picture using the visuals and write a sentence about the picture.
Make it Fun!: Have students use a foamie, a clip, playdough, or anything else to mark answers.