You've heard the old saw "April showers bring May flowers". What if it also brought bickering people and a noisy ruckus? That's what happens in the town David Shannon creates in his delightful picture book The Rain Came Down. Who knew that a summer shower could cause such pandemonium? What will happen when the rain stops? Young readers will be anxious to find out!
This seven page unit encourages the development of reading comprehension skills including ordering events, identifying the main idea, and using context clues to understand cause and effect.