From Unit Plan: Sensational Seasons
I've chosen these particular books because they provide a mix of language concepts, interesting plots, and factual information about the four seasons.
Apple Tree! Apple Tree! by Mary Blocksma
A rhyming picture book that is rich in language, plot, and illustrations.
Classroom Tip: I use this book to teach the students how an apple tree changes as the seasons change.
The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons
This book provides both an interesting story and factual information about the changes that an apple tree undergoes throughout the year.
Classroom Tip: I use this book to teach the students about how an apple tree changes through the year.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Beautiful illustrations and text tell the story of a boy who discovers the joy of the snowfall.
Classroom Tip: I use this classic book as an introduction to winter.
Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell
A story that captures a girl's love of autumn.
It's Spring! by Pamela Chanko and Samantha Berger
Adorable, illustrated animals show the beauty that the spring season brings.
Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (from the Four Seasons Series) by Maria Rius
Each of these four books teach the characteristics of a different season.