The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, a Caldecott Medal Winner, is a classic children's book. Wake up with Peter to a snow-covered day where adventure awaits. This book unit focuses on teaching even the youngest students to construct meaning with kid-friendly comprehension strategies.
The activities are good for students in the preschool and primary grades, students new to using strategies or below grade level readers. Three variations of each comprehension response sheet are included in this resource. Please see the preview for more details on how these variations target various student needs.
The activities are organized into before, during and after reading categories to help you chose the correct combination for your classroom.
Additional resources include a nonfiction text passage about snow and a kindergarten leveled guided reading book.
Many activities are print and go while still targeting essential common core skills and important comprehension strategies. A lesson guide is included so you'll know exactly what to do with each resource.
This resource includes:
Lesson Guide (pages 3-7)
Comprehension Strategy: Predicting (pages 8-10)
Comprehension Strategy: Making Connections (pages 11-13)
Comprehension Strategies: Making Inferences (pages 14-18)
Comprehension Strategy: Visualizing (pages 19-22)
Comprehension Assessment (page 23)
Key Details (pages 24-27)
Nonfiction Text with Response Sheet (pages 28-30)
Craft (pages 31-33)
Handwriting (pages 34-35)
Journal Writing (pages 36-37)
Guided Reading Book (pages 38-44)
Credits (pages 45-46)
(Book not included in product.)
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
DRA Leve:l 16
Guided Reading: Level J
Interest Level: Pre-K to 2nd
Other available book units include:
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Christmas in the Country by Cynthia Rylant
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