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Family Snowflakes


 
Students in Ms. Anderson's Title I Classes
and Their Parents

at St. Thomas
More

2013
 

Ms. Anderson's kindergarten, first grade and second grade students wrote with their parents or adult friends. They read the book Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan and then wrote winter "I am" poems in response.


 

 

I am excited and happy.

I wonder where snow comes from.

I hear snow falling.

I see snowflakes.

I want to make a snow angel.

I am excited and happy.

By a Kindergarten Student and Her Mom




 

I am loving winter and excited about snow.

I wonder if all snowflakes are different when they fall.

I hear wind blowing in winter.

I see birds in the snow.

I want to go sledding on the very cold ice.

I am loving winter and excited about snow.

By a Kindergarten Student and Mrs. Scheessele




 

I am loving winter and excited about snow.

I wonder if all snowflakes are different when they fall.

I hear wind blowing in winter.

I see birds in the snow.

I want to go sledding on the very cold ice.

I am loving winter and excited about snow.

By a Kindergarten Student and His Dad




  

I am cool and warm.

I wonder about snow.

I hear bells.

I see Christmas decorations.

I want to play in the snow.

I am cool and warm.

By a Kindergarten Student and Her Dad




 

I am happy and excited.

I wonder if it will snow enough for a snowball fight.

I hear the wind.

I see the snow falling down.

I want to build a snow fort.

I am happy and excited.

By a Kindergarten Student and His Mom and Dad




 

I am excited about the snow and the elf.

I wonder if we’ll get 10 inches of snow.

I hear snow falling.

I see Santa Claus.

I want to hug Santa.

I am excited about the snow and the elf.

By a Kindergarten Student and His Dad




 

I am nice and I am a ballerina.

I wonder how the snowflakes turn to ice.

I hear snowflakes dropping.

I see snowmen and snow girls.

I want a real live pony!

I pretend to be an ice skater.

I touch my friend on the hand.

I am nice and I am a ballerina.

By a First Grade Student and Her Mom




 

I am friendly and caring.

I wonder if snowflakes could fall every day.

I hear snow coming down.

I see trees covered with snow.

I want to make snow angels.

I pretend to be a snow machine making balls.

I touch the snow.

I am friendly and caring.

By a First Grade Student and Her Mom




 

I am funny and friendly.

I wonder how snow comes.

I hear snow on my head.

I see white powder.

I want to ice skate.

I pretend to work at the ski mountain.

I touch snowballs.

I am funny and friendly.

By a First Grade Student and His Mom




 

I am nice and funny.

I wonder if I can sled on the biggest hill in the world!

I hear woo-woosh.

I see snowflakes and slushy ice.

I want a playhouse.

I pretend to explore.

I touch snowflakes.

I am nice and funny!

By a First Grade Student and His Mom and Dad




 

I am loving and funny.

I wonder how to make snow angels.

I hear wind.

I see snowflakes falling.

I want pink snow boots.

I pretend to be a snow fairy.

I touch snowflakes gently.

I am loving and funny.

By a First Grade Student and Mrs. Anderson




 

I am silly and loving.

I wonder how birds fly when it’s snow and their wings are frozen.

I hear crunchy snow.

I see squirrels running around and birds flying.

I want a hug and a kiss.

I pretend snowmen are real and snow angels are real.

I touch snow.

I am silly and loving.

By a First Grade Student and Her Mom




 

I am loving and strong.

I wonder how snow gets hard.

I hear the breeze.

I see snow and Santa.

I want to use my sled.

I pretend to be a snow fox.

I touch snow.

I am loving and strong.

By a First Grade Student and His Mom and Dad




 

I am funny and silly.

I wonder how do you make a snowman?

I hear ice falling on the sidewalk.

I see snow falling from the sky.

I want to get a dog.

I pretend to be an angel.

I touch ice falling from the wire.

I am funny and silly.

By a First Grade Student and Ms. Magruder




 

I am wacky and strong.

I wonder how water freezes into ice.

I hear boots squishing in the snow.

I see snow walls.

I want a gingerbread man.

I pretend to be a snow monster.

I dream about gliding on ice.

I hope for a snow blizzard to play in.

I am wacky and strong.

By a Second Grade Student and His Dad




 

I am kind and smart.

I wonder if it will rain after it snows.

I hear the sound of footsteps in the snow.

I see dog and bird prints in the snow.

I want to see Santa!

I pretend I am in the sky when I do a snow angel.

I dream of making an igloo with fire inside.

I hope we get lots of snow so I can make a big hole.

I am kind and smart.

By a Second Grade Student and Dad




 

I am a boy and I am 7 years old.

I wonder if snow can kill you.

I hear a breeze.

I see snowflakes.

I want snow to cover my body.

I pretend to eat snow.

I dream about making the biggest snowball in the world.

I hope to beat my brother in a snowball fight.

I am a boy and I am 7 years old.

By a Second Grade Student and His Mom




 

I am happy and funny.

I wonder how snow can fall from the sky.

I hear icicles falling from trees.

I see snow falling from the sky.

I want to make a lot of snowmen.

I pretend that my snowman can come alive like Frosty.

I dream about snow falling on my snowman.

I hope that I can make an igloo with Arlie.

I am happy and funny.

By a Second Grade Student and Her Dad




 

I am very short and I have brown eyes.

I wonder how long the winter is and if it will snow again.

I heard birds and the wind.

I see snow and snowflakes.

I want to skate and sled.

I pretend I’m flying.

I dream about Christmas.

I hope it snows more.

I am very short and I have brown eyes.

By a Second Grade Student and Dad





After they finished the poem, students read Let's Make Snowflakes (from ReadingA-Z.com) and together with their parents they followed the step-by-step directions to make snowflakes.
 

 
  
 
 







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