This literacy activity set contains activities for the Reading Wonders Unit 4 Week 5 story, April Rain Song. These activities can be used as literacy centers or for small group instruction. The activities in this set include:
Pouring Down New Vocabulary ~ Students practice reading sentences and choose the correct vocabulary word to complete the sentence.
Finding Drops of Meaning in Similes~ Students read sentence cards with similes and find the the matching simile meaning card. Students write the meaning for each simile on a recording sheet.
Making Words~ Students build -are, air, -ere, -ear words with letter cards.
Clues to a Theme ~ A theme graphic organizer that students use to find evidence from the text to support the theme. This graphic organizer can be used with any story to review this skill.
Showers of Contractions ~ Students read a umbrella sentence cards with a underlined words. Students find the matching contraction raindrop for the words in the sentence and record on an answer sheet.
I hope you enjoy using these activities to help teach the skills for the story!