The Sounds Spring Brings

Drip, drip, drop; can you hear the sounds of spring? Read about four common sounds and a detailed account of each of our senses—hearing, touch, taste, smell, and sight—with a instructional activity accompanied by five comprehension questions and vocabulary practice. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take the class outdoors, have learners sit quietly, listen to the sounds, and discuss what they hear 
  • Play a spring-time soundscape while pupils work on the assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • Comprehension questions and an answer key are included
  • To reduce some copies, consider projecting each vocabulary word on the board, then students will only need copies of the vocabulary worksheet
Pros

  • Sound descriptions are thorough yet brief 
  • Bold font signifies a new paragraph and key terms 
Cons

  • None
Common Core