“March twenty-first come out and play,
spring equinox we call the day.
As the earth tilts towards the sun,
our days get warmer, winter’s done!"
This is an original story written in rhyme about the arrival of spring and the many changes that take place during this season. As fun to make and color the illustrations as it is to read, Spring - A Seasonal Tale mini book is an engaging, educational way to celebrate the start of spring.
In addition to the mini book, we provide a variety of common core language arts activities for you to pick and choose from, all of which are presented within the context of the story.
Included in the 21 page packet:
Letter of introduction to teacher
Original Spring - A seasonal Tale story
Context clue activity to do whole class or individually
Context clue direction and answer key
Matching game context clue cards and answer cards to use in literacy centers
Drawing inferences & using background knowledge questions for whole class discussion
Drawing inferences cards for use in literacy centers
Compare and contrast activity with Venn Diagram graphic organizer
Creative writing prompts for class discussion or individual writing
How to Make Mini Book Instructions
Four 8.5” X 11” Mini Book Page Originals (which create a 14-page booklet, measuring 4.25” X 5.5” plus Front and Back Cover
The inferencing and context clue cards may be printed on card stock and laminated for use in literacy centers. We enclosed a butterfly design card if you wish to print this on the back side of the cards.