Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

What Do You Picture

  1. Make copies of the poem "Winter Clothes" for your class. Click here to download.
  2. Have your students read the poem.
  3. Then they should take all of the details of the poem and draw and color the person that they picture.
  4. This will help them understand the importance of detail.
  5. They will enjoy comparing each other's pictures.

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