In this winter-themed unit plan, students will embark on a multidisciplinary journey, engaging in a variety of activities that encompass reading, writing, STEM, science experiments, math, and fun-filled experiences. The reading component will involve exploring winter-themed literature, enhancing comprehension and vocabulary skills. Students will then channel their creativity into descriptive writing assignments, capturing the magic of winter in their words. The STEM focus will center on designing and building structures capable of withstanding winter weather conditions, integrating engineering principles with the season’s challenges. Science experiments will delve into the fascinating world of snowflakes, investigating their unique formations and properties. Math activities will incorporate winter-themed word problems, reinforcing mathematical concepts in a seasonally relevant context. To round out the unit, students will enjoy fun winter activities, such as snow art, snowball math games, and a winter scavenger hunt, fostering a holistic and enjoyable learning experience.
This 80-page ready to use unit includes:
- Reading – Suggested books, reading passages with short answer responses)
- Writing – Creative writing prompts on winter
- Math – Snowman problems, Practice symmetry, Word Problems
- Science/STEM – STEM activity, science experiments, research project
- Fun – Arts & Crafts, Coloring, Project