FIRST • I will need to get ready at home. • I will wear warm clothes and a winter coat. • Some things I will need to bring are a winter hat, gloves, and snow pants.
Then • Then I will drive in the car with____________. • We go to the mountain. • When we arrive we go into the lodge and find the special room where the instructors are waiting to meet us.
NEXT • I will meet my instructor and say hello. • I say good-bye to____________. • I should use the bathroom now. • I will go with my instructor to RENTALS and put on all of my warm clothes. • I will get a snowboard and a helmet and special boots. • The boots go on my feet. • The helmet goes on my head. • The board I will carry outside with me.
Then • Now it is time to go outside. • My instructor will go with me and keep me safe. • I will put my feet with the boots on into the snowboard. • The snowboard will slide on the snow. • This might feel very different for me. • My instructor will teach me to slide, turn, and stop. • It is o.k. if I fall a lot. Snow is slippery, but fun.
It’s Time To Snowboard • To get to the top of the mountain I will ride on the chairlift with my instructor. • When we get to the top my instructor will help me snowboard down the beginner hill.
Things I might Feel • The air is cold • The snow is cold, soft and slippery. • The mountain is high. • If I feel scared or nervous I will tell my instructor and they will understand. • If I feel excited I will tell my instructor and they will understand. • If I need to take a break I will tell my instructor and they will give me choices. • I can go inside and get hot chocolate and rest if I am tired.
I am done with my snowboard lesson. I feel _________________.