Writing some “Singing in the Rain” Sentences
For Grades K-1
Droplets of “Rain” make the grass green, a garden grow; they drizzle, splash, pour and make beautiful rainbows. Children love this miracle from the sky.
Books that complement the theme can be:
“On Noah’s Ark” by Jan Brett
“Let It Rain” by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
“Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain” (rhyming) by Verna Aadema
“A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman
“How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow” by Monica Sweeney
The packet includes:
- A Front Cover
- Lesson Objectives
- Creating Some “Singing in the Rain” sentences. You can introduce the subject of creating sentences using this page on the smart board and/or as a handout.
- Vocabulary Ideas – This page can give you, the teacher, some vocabulary ideas to help your students brainstorm a variety of “key” words your students could use in their sentences.
- Student Sentence Organizer – Student choose a word that they would like to use in their sentences and write them in the upper boxes. They then develop and write their own sentences on the lines below to be evaluated and corrected as needed.
- Teacher Sentence Organizer – You can use this blackline master on your smartboard and make up your own sentence organizer design.
- Student Final Copy – A blackline master for students to write their own corrected sentences and then draw a picture of their writing. It could be used as part of their portfolio of finished work.
- A Kindergarten Final Page – You could use frame sentences like; Rain is________. On rainy days, I like to________________. Rain makes__________________