Cloudy with a chance of ...

Sequence of activities:

Discuss the following:

  • Imagine if Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs became real and the food raining from the sky was your favorite family meal.
    • What would that meal be and why?
    • What does it look like?
    • What does it smell like?
    • How will other people around you react?

Use the worksheet to begin the writing prompt; remember to describe how things look, feel and smell. Imagine you were in a food fight, how would the dish land on different surfaces? Describe that!

  • Start the first line of the poem with “It is cloudy with a chance of (insert your family's favorite dish) ..."
  • Why is it your favorite meal?
  • Use a few sentences to describe what the dish would look and smell like falling out of the sky. How would it feel if it began to fall out of the sky?
  • How will others react to your family dish falling from the sky? Begin sentence with "It's cloudy with a chance of _____, reports state."



Write a poem using imagery and senses

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Writing Prompt

Time Frame: 

1 hour

Required Materials: 

paper, pen/pencil, printer for PDF

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