- Format:Mixed media product
- Subject(s):English Language and Literature
- Author(s):S. Chakravarthi
- Available from: August 2013
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Snowflakes, a series of eight readers for students of classes 1 to 8, is meant primarily to inculcate in children a love for reading as well as appropriate reading skills. Just as each individual snowflake is unique, the content of the series is unique in terms of its literary linguistic and pedagogical merit. The selections include a wide range of stories, poems, prose pieces, plays and excerpts which have been collated from both classic and contemporary sources. Care has been to taken to ensure that they expose students to diverse genres and socio-cultural contexts.
Start Off leads the learner to the main theme.
My Word Chest gives the meanings of unfamiliar words and expressions in the reading text.
Comprehension exercises range from the traditional recall of information to gap-filling sequencing re-ordering matching and information transfer.
Words and Sounds comprises phonetic exercises to develop correct pronunciation.
Word and Spelling consists of drills for learning spelling rules.
Word Building contains vocabulary building activities which teach contextual use of words.
Learning Grammar introduces grammar in a graded manner with special focus on concepts and their usage through meaningful and interesting examples and exercises.
Creative Corner presents activities covering different forms of writing based on the lessons and encourages learners to express themselves creatively.
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