For many English language learners, their first snowfall in the United States may be the first they have ever experienced. It can be a magical experience, and it can also be a little overwhelming — and cold!
These resources are great for turning a snowy day into a memorable teaching moment.
Don't miss ELL teacher Amber Prentice describe her students' reactions to their first snowfall in the video clip below!
Booklists: Children's books about snow and winter
- Snow, Snow, Snow!
- Let It Snow (Reading Rockets)
- Snow Days (Reading Rockets)
- Welcome Winter! (Reading Rockets)
Lesson plans: Snow and winter vocabularyFor ideas related to winter activities and the science behind snow and ice, take a look at these resources:
Video: The first snow day
This video is also available on YouTube.