Here Comes the Snow Discussion Guide
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
About this book
BEFORE READING Ask children if they have ever seen snow. Do they like it? (For those students who have not experienced snow, ask if anyone has ever described it to them. Do they think they would like snow?) Display the book cover. Do students think the children on the cover like snow? Have students give reasons for their answers. (The title of the book is Here Comes the Snow; the children and the dog all have big smiles on their faces. They look as if they are enjoying their sled ride.)
AFTER READING Have children brainstorm a list of words that they associate with the word snow. (Accept words such as: white, icy, cold, wet, slippery, mittens, jackets, boots, hats, scarves, sleds, skis, snowboards, snowballs, snowman, falling, running, jumping.) Write these words on the chalkboard. Then have children draw or cut out pictures from magazines that illustrate these words. Compile children's pictures and words into a classroom collage titled Here Comes the Snow.