Rain or shine, the girl in the story ahs a very busy day going from home to school and back again. Whether she is on or off with her hat; at work or at play; or going up and down the stairs, children see how opposites play a big part in everyone's day. Common Core Connections Fictional stories and informational texts abvout weather and seasons that meet students' need for complex texts. A glossarty of domain-specific vocabulary words which connects to Language standards for Vocabulary Acquisition and Use. Songs, poems, and vocabulary matching games provide text features that help students meet Informational Reading Anchor Standard 7, locating information relevant to a given topic efficiently. Series Features Core early childhood curriculum Fiction storybook plus activity pages Tips that parents and educators can use to suport each child's language development "Let's Learn Together" pages provide interactive activities on Vocabulary, Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, and Narrative Skills Rookie Reader titles features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. The "Seasons and Weather" subset focuses on how children experience the seasons through delightful activities such as carving pumpkins and building a snowman, as well as satisfying their natural curiosity about changes in weather and nature.