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Sneezy the Snowman Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Sneezy the Snowman will love this post. It includes tons of helpful teaching ideas and resource recommendations that will help you plan your next read aloud lesson.

With a theme of sharing, this Sneezy the Snowman picture book by Maureen Wright is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It’s one of the more popular snow books for kidsCheck out these other children’s books about winter too!

Engage Your Students with Sneezy the Snowman Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of Sneezy the Snowman.
  2. Check out the teaching ideas for reading comprehension strategies, grammar topics and social emotional learning skills that can be taught using this children’s book.
  3. Download the book companion to make lesson planning simple with Sneezy the Snowman reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

SNEEZY THE SNOWMAN SUMMARY

Sneezy the Snowman was cold! In fact, he was sneezing and freezing! Sneezy decided that he would drink some hot cocoa to warm up. But as soon as he drank the cocoa, he turned into a puddle on the ground. Thankfully, his friends were there to help. They rebuilt Sneezy and he was brand new. A friend even offered to share his winter cap with Sneezy. 

 

Even with the winter cap on, Sneezy was cold! This time he decided that he would get into a hot tub to warm up, but that caused him to melt, too! Sneezy’s friends were there and ready to rebuild him again. This time, they decided to let Sneezy wear a warm winter scarf. Again and again Sneezy tried to warm up when he was cold, and each time he melted. His friends continued to share clothing until he was wearing a hat, scarf, and coat. With all the new clothing on, Sneezy was suddenly too hot. His friends suggested he eat some ice cream and that did the trick. He was finally feeling great, not too hot and not too cold! 

SNEEZY THE SNOWMAN LESSON PLAN IDEAS

Each of our 400+ Starts With a Story book companions come with a teacher’s guide to make lesson planning quick and easy, printable worksheets and digital resources that cover ALL of the standards-based reading comprehension skills.

When it comes to writing lesson plans and finding activities for Sneezy the Snowman, we’ve already done all of the heavy lifting for you.

We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below.

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

The text-based Sneezy the Snowman reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • visualizing
  • plot | problem – solution
  • sequencing
  • cause and effect
  • rhyme | rhythm | repetition 

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:

  • sharing

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • irregular verbs 
  • interjections 
  • homophones 
  • shades of meaning

SNEEZY THE SNOWMAN ACTIVITIES

You’ll receive all of the following resources aligned to the story:

  • comprehension questions
  • 30 writing prompts with themed paper
  • vocabulary activities
  • word study print & go activities
  • ideas for grammar lessons with focus sentence printables
  • social emotional learning discussion topics
  • graphic organizers to target specific comprehension skills and strategies
Sneezy the Snowman book companion
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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for Sneezy the Snowman?

  • Lexile® Measure: AD500L
  • Guided Reading Level: L
  • DRA Level: 20 – 24
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 2.7

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written by Maureen Wright. It was illustrated by Stephen Gilpin.

What genre is Sneezy the Snowman?

It is a comedy and humor book. You may want to check out our genre activities or read our blog post, How to Teach Genre to Elementary Students.

How many pages are in the book?

The story is 32 pages long.

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