Jay and his friends, Harold and Shawna, were flying their kites at the beach. It
was a windy and cloudy day. The children were trying to see which of them could
get their kite to fly the highest. Before long, the wind grew stronger and the
clouds grew threateningly dark. Large drops of rain began to fall on the
They quickly brought down their kites when they heard the
sounds or rolling thunder. The sound seemed to bounce around the sky, making the
children a little scared. The children made a dash for the nearest shelter.
Unfortunately, it was quite a distance away. their clothes grew wet with the
pelting rain. they were soaked right through
to their skins ! Shawna shouted for the two boys to catch up with her. She was
heading for the nearest chalet by the beach.
By this time, the children could feel the mud in their shoes. Their parents were
going to have a hard time washing their clothes and shoes.
Finally, they reached the shelter. Rain water dripped from their faces, down
their arms and legs. they waited patiently for the dismal skies to clear.