The First Day of Winter...Activities for the Primary Child!

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Even if "winter" does not include "snow" in your area it is a tremendous opportunity for teachers to talk with their class about "winter solstice" known as...THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER.

Using Denise Fleming's book The First Day of Winter kiddos will enjoy...

Colorful Vocabulary for posting

Word Search

Informational text on the first day of winter

Using ordinal numbers...first, second, third...cut an match to items

Writing a paragraph about winter and snow

Graphic organizers for preparing to write

Listing snowy day activities

Preparing a "snowy" illustration

Brainstorming adjectives to describe winter...identifying them activity

Completing a calendar for December and finding the "first day of winter"

Comprehension strategy... what the main character sees, hears, does

Game Board for a snowman.

Great activities for a delightful story!

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Activities on the Winter Solstice

Interactive Google Slides for The First Day of Winter

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36 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.


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