This 1 page reading selection explains the Winter Solstice. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
"Bob's class is cutting out paper snowflakes to decorate the classroom. If each child cuts out two snowflakes, how many do five children cut? Six children? Seven children?" Five winter-themed word problems with skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
"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.
[member-created with abctools] Cut out the snowman pattern for a great winter-themed shapebook, or use for a seasonal word wall. 28 pages, each with a different winter-themed word on the snowman's belly, with space for students to write or draw.
From "boots" to "shovel", these vocabulary
building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice. With primary lines and dotted letters to trace.