Use the tally sheet to interview people about their favorite solstice traditions; then use the bar graph to compare popularities. This tally suggests several solstice traditions, from burning yule logs to wassailing.
"Rebecca is going skiing with her family. It is a seventy-mile drive to the mountain where they ski. They have driven forty miles so far. How far is it to the mountain now?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
"Bob and his friends are baking cookies for a school fundraiser. They baked eight hundred thirty-two cookies. However, they ate sixty-nine of them. How many cookies are left?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
Cut out the shapes. The first page is a suggested cover page. Make copies of as many lined and/or unlined pages as you like in order to make a book. Use the lined pages for writing and the unlined pages for drawing/pasting pictures. Staple all the pages together for a great shapebook in the shape of its subject.