Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett is an imaginative story that can be read any time of year, but is a great book to read during a weather unit. This book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary words, graphic organizers, and a kid reporter craft that can be paired with this story.
When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:
- Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
- Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
- Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs File Contents:
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Book Summary
Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover
Pg. 5-8 Comprehension Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 9-10 Comprehension Questions (written responses)
Pg. 11-12 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers
Pg. 13-14 Sequencing the Story
Pg. 15-22 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)
Pg. 23 Vocabulary Match-Up
Pg. 24 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks
Pg. 25-26 Spin, Tally, & Graph the Weather (color, B/W)
Pg. 27-32 Kid Reporters Directions with Photo Examples
Pg. 33-43 Craft Templates (kid reporter and TV)
Pg. 44 Wild Weather Spinner
Pg. 45 Wild Weather Scripts
Pg. 46-47 Wild Weather Words & Terms
Pg. 48-49 Writing Templates
Pg. 50-54 Answer Keys
Pg. 55 Credits
Click on the preview to learn more about this pack or you can read more about this book companion here.
Please Note: You will need access to the book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.
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