Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Thunder Cake

Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Thunder Cake
Product Description
Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco - an all time favorite picture book for all ages.
| Thunder Cake | Patricia Polacco | Weather | Thunderstorms | Measurement | Cultural Differences | Survival | Natural Disasters | Fear | Russia | Emotions |

This activity packet includes 38 thinking strategies that will engage, enrich, and empower your students to love learning. There are so many themes that Patricia Polacco skillfully weaves into this story which makes it a perfect catalyst to jump-start student thinking.
Themes include:
*Weather
*Thunderstorms
*Measurement
*Cultural Diversity
*Survival
*Natural Disasters
*Fear and other Emotions
*Russia
The activities are based on 45 iDazzle Apps which are a collection of creative and critical thinking APPlications with icons to represent each type of thinking. Pick and choose your favorites that support your grade level standards.

The following skills and strategies are included:
*Analyzing the Big Picture
*Cause and Effect
*The Science behind Thunderstorms
*Analyze Patterns
*Collect Data and Create a Graph
*Atmospheric Conditions
*Team-Building Experiment
*Measurement
*U.S. and Russia Relations
*Cultural Differences
*Animal Rights
*Survival of Living Organisms
*Emotion of Fear
*Comparison of Polacco's Picture Books
*Decision Making Grid
*Farm Life
*Pros and Cons of Living on a Farm
*Sequencing
*Graphic Organizer
*Emotions Change
*Annual Rainfall
*Native American Tradition of Rain Dance
*Create Original Math Word Problems
*Double or Triple
*Ancestry
*Russian Heritage
*Curiosity - Amazing Architecture
*Oxymoron
*Forced Analogies

See the preview for more details.

Please visit My TpT Store for more engaging resources.

You may also like:

Language Arts Activities for Early Finishers

Anchor Activities for Early Finishers

Brain Breaks


This product, created by Paula McClendon, at Dazzle on a Dime, LLC is licensed for one classroom use only. If you wish to share this resource, additional licenses can be purchased at a discounted price.


Total Pages
38 activities included on 18
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 Week
Report this Resource
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Loading...
$3.00
Digital Download
$3.00
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up