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The Jacket I Wear In The Snow

by Shirley Neitzel

This story follows the pattern of "The House that Jack Built" with its fun rhymes and additive vocabulary that connects to previous. "...the stocking cap...matches the scarf...caught in the zipper...stuck on the jacket I wear in the snow." The winter clothing topic ties in well with winter themes of January.   

Here are some visual activities to use with this delightful story: 



Here are some visuals for teaching story vocab. 



Story Retelling/Sequencing

Use images from the book on a flannel board and use the bookmarks to mark each page as you retell the story.



Match the Go-Togethers: Match the body part with the winter clothing.



Work on visual perceptual skills and reading by finding pictures from the book matching either the picture and the word or just the word to the picture.


Alphabet Knowledge and Articulation

There are many /s/ and /s/ blend words repeated throughout the story! Use these resources to practice reading and saying these words.



Practice counting syllables with key vocabulary from the book


Dressing for the Weather

Check out this story about getting appropriately dressed for the weather.


More Winter Ideas



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