Snow, rain, sleet and hail...Tessa learned about various forms of precipitation.
- Read What Is Precipitation? by Robin Johnson.
- Read How Are Rain, Snow, and Hail Alike? by Ellen Lawrence.
- Completed The Mailbox Investigating Weather, Grades 1-3 "Precipitation: Weather Word Wheel" (page 17).
- Read Down Comes the Rain by Franklyn M. Branley.
- Read Listen to the Rain by Bill Martin.
- Read Come On, Rain by Karen Hesse.
- Completed The Mailbox Investigating Weather, Grades 1-3 "Precipitation: Looks Like Rain" (page 15) and "Going Down!" (page 16).
|Tessa conducted a demonstration to see which one falls faster...a raindrop or a snowflake. We used a wadded up piece of blue paper to represent a raindrop and a sheet of white paper of equal size for a snowflake.|
- Read Snow Is Falling by Franklyn M. Branley.
- Read The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder by Mark Cassino.
- Completed The Mailbox Investigating Weather, Grades 1-3 "Precipitation: Frosty Figures" (page 16).
|After creating a quick accordion-fold construction paper booklet of various types of snowflakes for "Frosty Figures," Tessa decorated the front cover with snowflakes drawn with glitter glue.|