This is an ELA book companion that has science connections to use when teaching about weather or the water cycle.
The Little Raindrop by Joanna Gray is about a raindrops journey from cloud and ending with him landing on the beach, where he's evaporated back up to begin his next journey.
This packet includes resources for:
**Retell (2 versions)
-Beginning, Middle & End
-First, Next, Then Last (This one would be helpful when using it to retell the 4 stages of the water cycle.)
**The Water Cycle (Mini Anchor Chart
**The Water Cycle Color and Match Activity
**The Water Cycle Cards to use on a large anchor chart, to retell on a piece of paper, or to make a hat using a sentence strip.
-Word labels (Precipitation,Condensation Evaporation, Collection)
**Response Writing (2 different prompts)
**Writing Craftivity - On a Rainy Day
-3 different options
BONUS Activities: The Rain Came Down by David Shannon
This story is about the events that happened during and after a rainstorm.
**Cause & Effect
- Student activity
- Cards for a large anchor chart