Winter STEM Activities and Nonfiction Article

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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This is a science nonfiction text about snowflakes. It is an independent read for upper elementary grades, but would make a great read aloud or choral read for the lower grades. It talks about how snowflakes are formed. It is paired with a winter activities for kids that involves the snow/water cycle. There is also a suggested STEM projects in which students create snowflakes with marshmallows and toothpicks! There there are several graphic organizers and worksheets for you to choose from depending on the level of your students for independent follow-up work after the reading. There are also two posters depicting the "snow cycle" for you to refer to, again depending on the needs of your students!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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