Character Traits Task Cards to Build Vocabulary - Requires Citing Evidence

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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12 pages + answer key
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These task cards were a fun way to work on character traits with kids. I use them as game questions to move forward and the kids love it!
These task cards are perfect for small groups or independent learning. Character traits are always difficult for my ELLs so the more practice the better.
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These character traits task cards are a fun way for students to practice the vocabulary associated with character traits. Each task card contains a short reading passage. Students must read the task card, and then use the clues to make an inference about a character's traits. Students must give text evidence to defend their answer on their answer sheet.

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This resource contains:

-24 character trait reading task cards

-An answer sheet that requires students to cite evidence about the character traits

-An answer key

The answer sheet has a word bank of character traits that students must choose from. The word bank includes a variety of character traits to help build student vocabulary.

This is a great activity to practice character trait inferences with 2nd grade or 3rd grade students. It can be used as a character trait review, as a character trait SCOOT activity, as small group instruction, or individual practice.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.


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