Grades: K, 1st-2nd, and 3rd
Summary: In all three assignments, students access an online resource that allows them to build and save an image of their own snowman. We use that image in grade specific computer activties.
Requirements: This lesson uses Keynote (mac) or PowerPoint (pc) Software
For this assignment I created three levels. Each of these levels allows teachers to differentiate for their students. In all three assignments, students access an snowman maker that allows them to build their own snowman. Once they've built and named their snowman, they will save it as an image to their computer. Students then place the image within their document and complete the text. Below is an overview of each activity, along with templates and examples. Underneath this you will find the general directions to be used for all three activities.
This assignment uses just one sentence of text: "My snowman's name is name." Students highlight the underlined text and replace with their own. Below is a screenshot of the Kindergarten level assignment
1st & 2nd Grade Assignment
This assignment offers a little more support for students and uses the following cloze sentences:
My snowman's name is name.
My snowman is a boy/girl.
My snowman is wearing a color of scarf or hat.
In the winter, my snowman likes to activity.
This activity was good for 1st & 2nd grade students who needed just a little support. Below is a screenshot of the 1st & 2nd grade assignment.
3rd Grade Assignment
This assignment does not offer any writing support for students. It is completely open ended (I had 3rd grade students type 5 sentences). Below is a screenshot of the 3rd grade assignment.
Directions for All Assignments
Submitted by: Jennifer
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