Get ready to revisit an old favorite of many and then enjoy extending the story with some early literacy resources. We are headed out for winter play with these The Jacket I Wear in the Snow book activities.
The Jacket I Wear in the Snow Book
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The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel is a cumulative tale about a child prepping all the layers of clothing to get ready for some fun in the snow. Then, once outside the fun is short-lived when the cold and wet set in. But, mom is there to help.
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The Jacket I Wear in the Snow Activities
This cumulative tale makes it ideal for sequencing activities.
1. Sequence the items as they appear in the story. Do this as a class with the color set of items or have students use the b&w sheet to individually sequence This is a good way to keep students engaged in the story as you read the cumulative tale. . Here is the order the items appear.
2. Give descriptive clues from the story and have students identify the items being described. They can hold up the item to match the description.
Scarf- woolly and red
Stocking cap- for my head
Mittens- hung from each arm
Sweater- itchy and warm
Jeans- stiff in the knee
Boots- too big
Long underwear- bunchy and hot
Socks- wrinkled a lot
3. Use the “How I Dress for the Snow” sheet to have students draw and label how they prepare to go out into the snow.
Printable The Jacket I Wear in the Snow Activities
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