Snowy Day

30 min.

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Discuss ways humans adapt to weather.

Big Idea

Learn how humans organize to deal with weather conditions.


Tthe author depicts the snow plow with human qualities and a girl's name. Would you choose a different name?

There is a map of Geopollis in the book that includes a compass rose.

A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose, or Rose of the Winds, is a figure on a compass, map, nautical chart, or monument used to display the orientation of the cardinal directions: North, East, South, and West—and their intermediate points.

What are some of the vital services "Katy" helps during the Big Snow - heading out in all four directions??

--post office
--railway station
--telephone company
--water department
--fire department

Cities depend on many people working together everyday. The kids will work together to construct a giant snowflake.