This is a complete lesson plan based on the Iowa Common Core Standards for a summarizing think aloud for the Children's book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. I used this lesson plan during practicum in college while I was being evaluated and it was my first video tape assignment. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is such an engaging book for both students and the teacher alike, that I would highly recommended it! So much fun to teach!!