Library Lesson -- Winter Weather

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This winter weather library lesson is jam-packed with fun winter facts for January! It includes winter weather vocabulary such as climate vs. weather, solstice, temperature, snow, hemisphere, and more. Includes differentiated activity.

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FAST FACTS

  • Recommended for: Grades 2-4; created for school libraries, but it works for classrooms, too!
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons, total of about 50 minutes
  • Formats: PPT or Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

INCLUDES

  • 38-slide PPT and Google Slides presentation (editable)
  • List of 18 recommended winter-themed picture books, fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels (1 page PDF, editable)
  • Two differentiated scavenger hunts + answer key (2 pages PDF)
  • Lesson plan, includes CC, TEKS, NGSS, and AASL Standards, pre-filled for this lesson but also 100% editable (2 pages, PDF)
  • Prep, set up, and tips (6 pages, PDF)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)

PART I–WHOLE CLASS LESSON

  • Introduces the winter weather theme
  • Brief introduction to Aesop and fables
  • Full-text weather-themed fable: “The Wind and the Sun” (adapted so the language is clear for Grades 2-4)
  • Linked two additional full-text winter-themed fables if you want to extend the lesson.

PART II–SCROLLING SLIDES

  • Fun winter facts and trivia questions
  • weather vs. climate–What’s the difference?
  • Winter in southern hemisphere/Antarctica
  • Winter in equatorial countries
  • Why you should wear sunscreen in winter
  • two winter idioms (“give the cold shoulder” and “skating on thin ice”)
  • two kid-friendly, step-by-step recipes (hot chocolate and grilled cheese)
  • This or That?
  • Would you rather?
  • joke about snowmen

PRINTABLES

  • Two scavenger hunts–one is easier (mainly coloring) and one is more challenging (questions from the lesson)–Students find all answers and images in the presentation.
  • Answer Key for the Scavenger Hunt trivia questions
  • Winter-themed Recommended Reads for Grades 2-4–includes a total of 18 picture books, middle grade fiction books, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic novels.

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