Snowmen at Night Lesson Plans are here! My class has always loved this sweet book. We begin the week’s lesson by reading it over and over. Snowmen at Night was written by Caralyn Buehner and illustrated by her husband, Mark Buehner. The rhyming in the text makes it fantastic for strengthening our phonemic awareness and the illustrations are spectacular!
Snowmen at Night: Text Details
We knew we had to include this book in our January Reading Comprehension/Guiding Readers units.
Students work on recalling text details with the “Details in the Story/Details Not in the Story” sorting activity.
After they have sorted the cards as part of our whole group instruction, students get busy completing their own version.
We also work on making mental images as part of our reading comprehension lessons.
Students also make connections with the story of Snowmen at Night.
Students also did a little sentence study and added it to their snowman craft. This craft is actually part of our Guiding Readers unit for the book Snow by Cynthia Rylant. You can see it in this link.
All of these reading activities are included in our January Reading Comprehension/Guiding Readers unit.
Read my blog post: INTERACTIVE READ ALOUD to learn more about this powerful type of instruction.
Snowmen at Night Video
Here is a great video that your students will love. It provides another model for fluent reading.
Snowmen at Night: STEM
We loved the photo of the snowmen on the sleds. So we added a little STEM activity for the Science, Math, and More units.
The students have a planning sheet they can use to plan and test out their sled.
You can find this activity by clicking HERE.
Snowmen at Night: Centers and Worksheet Activities
Here are a few activities that go along with the book, Snowmen at Night. There is a subitizing/number recognition coloring activity, an addition coloring activity, and two editable [so you can add your own words] sight word worksheet activities.
There are two literacy center activities. short e vowel puzzles and -old word family puzzles.
The math center has two levels of addition activities.
You can find the math and literacy centers and worksheet by clicking HERE.
Snowmen at Night: Free File
AND because it is impossible for me to walk past the mini-erasers at Target, I made this fun little pattern math center for you. You can grab this free file at the end of the blog post.
Snowmen at Night: Patterns FREE file
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