Winter Writing for First Grade

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Winter Writing for First Grade is the perfect packet to engage your students in a variety of winter writing activities, a snowman craft, and booklets. Students write about the winter season, snowmen, penguins, polar bears, winter weather, respond to winter literature, winter sports, and more. The activities work well for guided writing, small and whole group writing, or for your writing or literacy center.

The packet includes:

• Winter KWL Chart - write what they know, want to learn, and have learned as students learn about winter.

• Write a List! – write a list and draw pictures of winter writing ideas.

• Wintertime main ideas/details – complete a graphic organizer by writing a main idea about wintertime and details to support it.

• Learning About Winter – write, illustrate, and share facts about winter.

• What can you write about snow? – draw and write about snow.

• Winter Season Web – complete a web graphic organizer with words and/or pictures that describe winter.

• Dear Winter Letter – write a letter to winter.

• A Winter Story – write and illustrate a winter story.

• How many words can you make from the letters in SNOWMAN? - cut the letters out and use them to make words from the letters in “snowman.”

• Ready, Set, Snow! writing – write about snow. Illustrate the writing by adding to the background picture.

• A Snowman writing – name the snowman and draw a scarf, nose, and buttons on the snowman. Describe the snowman.

• Winter Colors – complete the sentences about the colors associated with winter.

• How to Build a Snowman interactive writing – draw and write about the steps needed to build a snowman.

• Compare and Contrast fall and winter - complete the Venn diagram by drawing and labeling or writing what is the same and different about fall and winter.

• All About Winter nouns and adjectives – write a list of nouns and adjectives that describe winter.

• Fun Winter Activities nouns and verbs – write a list of nouns and verbs that describe fun winter activities.

• A Winter {acrostic} Poem - write phrases that describe winter and start with each of the letters in winter.

• I can read a winter book. – write and illustrate a favorite part of a winter book.

• Retell a Winter Story - retell a winter story by writing and illustrating the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

• A Snowman Story - draw and label the setting, character(s), problem, and solution of a snowman story. Evaluate the story.

• Retell a Snowman Story - retell a snowman story by writing and illustrating the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

• Snow Day Fun! – write about and illustrate what you do on a snow day.

• Animals in Winter – write a list of animals that hibernate and a list of animals that don’t hibernate. Draw a picture of one animal from each list.

• A Penguin Story – write about and illustrate a story about a penguin.

• I can write about penguins. – write, illustrate, and share two things that are learned from reading a nonfiction book about penguins.

• All About Polar Bears – write details for the main idea: “Polar bears are animals that live in the Arctic.”

• Polar Bears – write about polar bears {includes a word bank}.

• Winter Writing Paper – winter themed writing paper to use at a writing center.

• Snowman Craft – snowman craft. It can be used on a bulletin board display.

• How to Build a Snowman Booklet – booklet on how to build a snowman. Transition words and an illustration to guide the writing are given on each page. The booklet can be displayed on the body of the snowman craft.

Includes graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. License #: 12159215601.

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