Engage your students with these fun and interactive character traits activities. This bundle (130+ pages) includes differentiated worksheets and activities to help teach your students about character changes, character traits, physical traits and feelings for the characters in the story, 'Chrysanthemum' by Kevin Henkes. This character traits activities bundle is jam packed full of fun printables, no prep worksheets, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, roll a die activity, bubble maps, sorting activities, anchor charts, task cards, and a character traits game! By purchasing this Chrysanthemum Character Traits Bundle you will save over 25% off!
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Want a fun and interactive activity to help teach your students about character traits, physical traits and feelings? This Chrysanthemum pack will assist your students to make inferences about characters. The sorting activities will provide practice for your students to sort traits into appearance and qualities of characters.
Product Includes Color and Black Lined Copies of:
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Chrysanthemum’s character traits into beginning of the story and middle of the story.
• Worksheet - students list their own character traits about Chrysanthemum at the beginning of the story and the middle of the story. They also write a sentence about Chrysanthemum’s best quality.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Chrysanthemum’s traits into appearance and qualities.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits into positive and negative. The positive traits were displayed by Chrysanthemum and the negative traits were by Victoria.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Mrs. Twinkles traits into appearance and qualities.
• Worksheet – students write their own positive traits to describe Chrysanthemum and negative traits to describe Victoria. They Then write what they infer about Victoria.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheets – sort the words into synonyms and antonyms for the words: proud and brave.
• Answer sheets for all cut and paste sorting activities provided
Character Traits Yes/No Game is a perfect resource to use as a book companion after reading the story, 'Chrysanthemum'. By playing this fun and interactive game, it will assist students to make inferences about characters, expand their vocabulary and consolidate their understanding of character traits.
This yes/no game can be played with 1-2 players or played as a whole class. To play the game you select a character card and a character trait card. You then sort the character trait card under the correct heading. For example if I selected the character 'Chrysanthemum' - at the beginning of the story and the character trait proud I would place the character trait card proud under the yes heading. (see preview for example). I then select 7 more character traits and place it under the correct heading: yes or no. Once player 1 has had their turn they return the cards to the bottom of the piles and then it is player 2's turn.
The game consists of:
• 2 heading - yes/no
• teacher instructions
• 6 character cards - 3 character cards for Chrysanthemum at the beginning, middle and end of the story, Victoria, Mrs. Twinkle and Chrysanthemum's parents.
• 52 character trait cards
By playing this game regularly in class students will have a deeper understanding about character traits. This game also assists the teacher with class discussions about character traits and reasons why students believe a character has a particular character trait. Answers may vary with students as they have different beliefs and personal opinions.
Chrysanthemum activities includes differentiated activities and printables to help teach your students about character traits, feelings and physical traits of characters in the story, Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes.
Chrysanthemum Activities Include:
♥ Teacher instructions
♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities, feelings and physical traits of Chrysanthemum at the beginning, middle and end of the story.
♥ Answer sheets or anchor charts for cut and paste activities only - you can use the answer sheets to display on your bulletin board so students can refer to them whilst writing.
♥ Write character traits inside the bubbles- students write their own character traits for Chrysanthemum (beginning, middle and end of the story), Mrs. Twinkle, Chrysanthemum's parents and Victoria.
♥ Interactive Notebook activities- Lift the Flap Activity 1: students describe or list the character traits for Chrysanthemum at the beginning, middle and end of the story. Lift the Flap Activity 2 - students describe or list Chrysanthemum's feelings at the beginning, middle and end of the story.
♥ Who am I Activities - students write 3 character traits clues to describe Chrysanthemum at the beginning, middle and end of the story. Who am I activities are also also included for Victoria, Mrs. Twinkle and Chrysanthemum's parents.
♥ Wanted Posters- students create wanted posters for characters, and say what they are wanted for. They will describe the character's physical traits in the description boxes.
♥ Roll a Die Activity and character trait graphic organizers - students will roll a die and find evidence in the text to match the character traits or feelings rolled for the characters in the story. An example sheet is provided to model to the class.
Chrysanthemum comprehension task cards are designed for first grade to third grade to provide your students with practice with identifying character traits, feelings and physical traits of characters in the story. These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences about characters.
The kit consists of:
• 2 sets of 20 task cards- colored and black lined sets
• Student response sheet
• Answer Sheet
Please see the preview for a snapshot at what the bundle entails.
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