Winter Seasonal Science Unit - Reading & Writing Activities - Snowflakes Snowman

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LOVED this resource. It was a fun way to look at winter other than through the lens of holidays. My students enjoyed this and it worked well on distance learning too.
Such a great resource, full of wonderful activities during the cold months! Defintiely a resource to use in January!
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Do you need lesson ideas and activities for your winter unit? Make learning about winter fun with these engaging non-fiction ELA and science mini-lessons and activities about snowmen, snowflakes, and evergreen trees!

This resource will help your first grade, second grade, or third grade students build writing skills, understand informational text and build reading comprehension, and learn interesting facts about important winter themes and concepts this winter season.

⭐ Create anchor charts to lead your lessons and use the low-prep activities to teach a comprehensive unit that supports every student in your classroom.

⭐ Students will discover about autumn by reading captivating non-fiction text that is written in student language and completing partner projects and independent activities.

What you get in this HUGE Winter unit:

· Visual activity instructions for your lessons

· Non-fiction children’s book list about winter to use for your project

· Know, Wonder, Learn (KWL) & Schema activities with anchor chart headers

· Vocabulary and fact posters with real photographs

· Vocabulary activities – matching & cards

· Fact sorting and recording pages

· Labeled diagrams of a snowman, snowflake, and evergreen tree

· Printable booklets for kids to fill-in, read, and draw

· Life cycle of a snowflake with anchor chart headers, activities, and mini books

· Fall photo analysis

· Differentiated writing prompts

· Snowflake directed drawing

· Winter writing and craft

· Research report booklet and writing paper

· Compare & contrast winter to summer on a Venn Diagram

· Winter observation journal

· 3 winter experiments

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this resource includes!**

Why You Need the Winter unit:

  • This unit provides several activity and template choices making it easy to differentiate and meet the needs of your students.
  • Real facts are presented to your students in a fun, engaging way with photographs to keep them focused and excited to learn more.
  • This resource helps you facilitate meaningful lessons and discussions about winter themes to enhance understanding of related vocabulary and facts.
  • Build oral reading fluency and comprehension skills with the included stories and ELA activities.
  • Easily display, teach, and organize the facts and vocabulary for this unit with the easy to print anchor chart pieces.
  • Use the included tools to facilitate a fun winter research project!

The best part? This resource saves you time as it is comes with print-and-go activities and everything you’d need to teach your students about fall.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jennifer M. says,” This is a beautiful resource. My students love doing the activities and investigating. We spread the resource over a few weeks. They also love the little experiments. It is definitely a cross-curricular resource. Thank you.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hannah V. says, “LOVED this resource. It was a fun way to look at winter other thanthrough the lens of holidays. My students enjoyed this and it worked well on distance learning too.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Holly H. says, “This product is AMAZING! So many activities and resources for my students. The quality of work is spectacular. This is definitely something I will use year after year! Thanks for this amazing product!”


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The activities align to the Common Core standards for Reading Informational Texts and Writing and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

W.1.2, W.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10

W.2.2, W.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.9, RI.2.10

W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

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