LESSON SEVEN: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs-Part 2
Students decode independently during reading and complete the Fact Sheet.
R1C Apply decoding strategies to independently problem solve unknown words when reading
R1E Develop vocabulary through text using base words, synonyms, and antonyms, context clues and a glossary and dictionary
R1G Develop and utilize comprehension strategies during reading
W3B Complete an organizer to identify important information from text
§ Source of Literature
o Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett (class copies, reading from the arrival at Chewandswallow to the end of the story)
o 3x3 sticky notes in pink, yellow, and blue
o Class Weather Web from Lesson Six
§ Handouts provided
o Fact Sheet
§ Words to know
o base words
o context clues
o decoding strategies
Students complete the Fact Sheet while reading to the end of the book.
What are some other weather activities that are happening in these pictures in the story? Use terms we discussed as we were making our list.
Were your predictions correct?
How was the story similar/different from your predictions?
What inferences can you make from the pictures? Why?
What synonyms and antonyms did you come up with?