Lesson Plan

Rhyming With Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

In this lesson, your students will identify rhyming words and create illustrations from Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. They will love listening to this classic book!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify the roles of the author and illustrator. Students will recognize and produce rhyming words by writing the words and adding drawings.


(10 minutes)
  • Ask students to name two words that rhyme. Provide an example such as "cat" and "bat."
  • Explain that you will be reading a story with a lot of rhyming words and that you would like them to raise their hand whenever they hear two words that rhyme.
  • Show students the cover of the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
  • Have students predict what the story is about.
  • Read the author's name and ask students what the author does. Explain to students that the author of a story is the person who comes up with the idea and writes the book.
  • Read the name of the illustrator and ask the students what the illustrator does. Tell students that the illustrator of a book is the person that draws the pictures and cover of the story.
  • Read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and choose students to identify the rhyming words as you read.

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