The story is about Katy, a big red crawler tractor who saves the day when a huge snowstorm hits the city. With her big snow plow on, Katy responds to cries of “Help!” from the police chief, the doctor, the superintendent of the Water Department, the fire chief and others with “Follow me,” and plows the streets to their destinations.
Social Studies: Running a city, Responsibilities, Street Signs, Map Skills
We do regular Map skills activities, but here we refreshed our knowledge of the cardinal directions:
Language: Character, Vocabulary
We spoke about Katy's character, what she did, her characteristics and finishes the Language session with the new vocabulary words.
We draw our own geopolis :)
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