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Monday, January 17, 2011

When it snows...

As part of our Winter/Seasons unit, I had the kids do a writing project with the prompt 'When it snows, I like to...'. We did this as a follow-up activity after reading the story The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. 

I gave the kids the choice to cut out the box or let me if they were uncomfortable with it. About 3/4 of the class cut it out themselves and the rest had me do it. It just takes a second. I showed them how to fold the paper in half (without creasing) and cut inside the black line. Inside the box, the kids drew a picture to illustrate what they had written.





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