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lesson 2
1 hour

Winter


Description

Students will:
• Name at least one month in a specific season while referring to a calendar
• Name at least one holiday in a specific season
• Describe any unique seasonal differences that are characteristic of their own locality (change of color and dropping of leaves in autumn; snow or ice in winter; increased rain, and/or flooding in spring, etc.)
• Identify ways in which weather affects daily routines, such as dress, activities, etc.
• Identify a thermometer as an instrument used to measure temperature and describe how it works: when it is hotter outside, the liquid in the thermometer rises; when it is cooler, the liquid descends.

The Read-Aloud Anthology contains background information and resources that the teacher will need to implement the Domain, including an alignment chart for the domain to the Common Core State Standards; an introduction to the domain including necessary background information used in teaching, a list of domain components, a core vocabulary list for the domain, and planning aids and resources.

The Flip Book contains three sections:
1. The Tell It Again! Flip Book, which contains images that accompany the Read-Aloud Anthology, presented in sequential order;

2. The Tell It Again! Posters, which may be cut out and displayed on the classroom wall for the duration of the domain; and

3. The Tell It Again! Multiple Meaning Word Posters, which likewise may be cut out and displayed on the classroom wall for the duration of the domain.

The Image Cards contain of a set of 12 images on cards, used for extension activities in Listening & Learning strand lessons.

This Supplemental Guide is designed as a companion to the Read-Aloud Anthology for the domain. The Supplemental Guide is intended to be used by general education teachers, reading specialists, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special education teachers, as well as teachers seeking an additional resource for classroom activities.

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From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Kindergarten ELA Domain 8: Seasons and Weather. Available from engageny.org/resource/kindergarten-ela-domain-8-seasons-and-weather; accessed 2015-05-29.
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