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    Giraffes Can't Dance Character Traits Bundle (118 pages & 40 Slides - Boom Cards) includes 6 fun filled character traits products combined into one bundle! This character traits packet will save you over 35% off! A variety of activities are included in this bundle, to help students consolidate their understanding of character traits, physical traits and feelings for the popular story, 'Giraffes Can't Dance' by Giles Andreae. These character trait book companions consist of: sorting worksheets, cut and paste activities, anchor charts, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, wanted posters, who am I worksheets, roll a die game, character traits game, digital Boom Cards and comprehension task cards. Giraffes Can't Dance Activities is perfect for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades, and can be used as first day of school activities, whole class instruction, independent work, home learning, distance learning, sub lessons, homework or incorporated into your literacy centers or guided reading groups!

    Distance Learning & Classroom Use

    Digital Boom Cards (Distance Learning) - assign the digital task cards online to your students. These paperless self-grading task cards are perfect for engaging your students!

    Printable worksheets (Distance Learning/Classroom Use) - print off and send home to assist your students during distance learning. These printables can also be used in class or incorporated into your literacy centers!

    Yes/No Character Traits Game & printable task cards (Classroom Use)- incorporate into your literacy centers, or guided reading lessons in the classroom.

    Giraffes Can't Dance Character Traits Bundle Includes:

    Character Traits Sorting - Giraffes Can't Dance

    Cut and Paste Character Trait Activities and Anchor Charts - Giraffes Can't Dance

    Yes/No Game - Giraffes Can't Dance & Yes or No Digital Boom Cards

    Task Cards - Giraffes Can't Dance & Digital Boom Cards

    Differentiated Character Traits Activities

    Included in this character traits, feelings and physical traits Giraffes Can't Dance activities pack is colored and black and white versions of cut and paste worksheets, anchor charts, character traits graphic organizers, roll a die game, interactive notebook activities, who am I worksheets and wanted posters. By undertaking these activities students will cement their understanding about character traits, feelings, physical traits and character changes.

    The pack entails the following activities for the popular story, 'Gerald the Giraffe':

    ♥ Teacher instructions

    ♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities, feelings and physical traits of Gerald the giraffe at the beginning 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- students write their own qualities and physical traits to describe Gerald. There are also worksheets for students to write the qualities of the other animals in the story.

    ♥ Interactive Notebook activities- Lift the Flap Activity 1: students describe or list the character traits for Gerald at the beginning of the story and the end of the story. Lift the Flap Activity 2 - students describe of list Gerald's feelings at the beginning of the story and the end.

    ♥ Who am I Activities - students write 3 character traits clues to describe Gerald at the beginning of the story and the end of the story.

    ♥ 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 trait rolled for Gerald the giraffe and the other animals. An example sheet is provided to model to the class.

    Printable Task Cards & Boom Cards

    Included in this bundle are printable task cards and digital Boom Cards. These 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, "Giraffes Can't Dance". These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences about characters.

    Note: The task cards and Boom Cards have the same questions, but a different format.

    Printable kit consists of:

    • 2 sets of 20 multiple choice printable task cards- colored and black lined sets

    • Student response sheet

    • Answer Sheet

    Boom Cards consists of:

    • 20 slides of digital task cards hosted on Boom Learning. All cards are self-grading, and instant feedback is provided to the students!

    Devices that can be used for Boom Cards:

    • Android Tablet/Phone

    • Ipad

    • Interactive Whiteboard

    • Smartphone

    • Chromebook

    • Computer

    • Kindle Fire

    To play the Boom cards you will need internet connection, and ensure that you have updated your browser in the past three years.

    Character Trait Sorting Activities

    Want a fun and interactive activity to help teach your students about character traits? This Giraffes Can't Dance pack includes a variety of character trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits. By undertaking these activities students are expanding their vocabulary and making inferences about characters in order to sort the character traits correctly.

    This pack includes two sets of the following printables in color and black and white:

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Gerald’s character traits into beginning of the story and end of the story.

    • Worksheet - students list their own character traits about Gerald at the beginning of the story and the end of the story. They also write a sentence about Gerald’s best quality.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Gerald’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 Gerald and the negative traits were by the other animals in the story.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the cricket’s traits into appearance and qualities.

    • Worksheet – students write their own positive traits to describe Gerald and negative traits to describe the other animals. They Then write what they infer about the other animals.

    • 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.

    Yes/No Game – Character Trait Sorting

    Character Traits Yes/No Game - Is a fun and interactive game, that will assist your 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 'Gerald the Giraffe - at the beginning of the story' and the character trait clumsy I would place the character trait card clumsy 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

    • 5 character cards - Gerald the Giraffe - beginning of the story, Gerald the Giraffe- end of the story, other animals - beginning of the story, other animals - end of the story and the cricket.

    • 48 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.

    Yes or No Character Traits Digital Boom Cards

    Boom Cards - Giraffes Can't Dance Digital task cards are a fun and interactive way for your students to identify character traits of characters in the story. Included in this deck are 20 Boom Cards! Giraffes Can't Dance Boom deck is so easy to use, and students can self-check their answers as they go! This paperless activity is perfect for distance learning for students, or for parents to use with their children whilst learning at home!

    Product Contents

    • PDF with Instructions on how to access this resource

    • 20 colored Boom Cards hosted on the site Boom Learning - On each task card includes a sentence about a character/characters in the story. Students need to infer whether the character/characters displayed that particular character trait or not by clicking on the yes or no button.

    Use on a Range of Devices

    • Android Tablet/Phone

    • Ipad

    • Interactive Whiteboard

    • Smartphone

    • Chromebook

    • Computer

    • Kindle Fire

    To play the Boom cards you will need internet connection, and ensure that you have updated your browser in the past three years.

    Please see the preview for a snapshot at what the bundle entails.

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