How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Bundle - Christmas Book Study
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  1. How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Pack - This fun and interactive Christmas Book Companion accompanies the read aloud, "How to Catch an Elf" by Adam Wallace. These activities are the perfect addition to add to your units on character traits, narratives or descriptive writing during the
  2. How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Yes/No Game is the perfect Christmas book companion to undertake in the month of December! In this character traits game, students will be making inferences about characters, in order to sort the character trait cards under the yes or no headings. 'How to Catch a
  3. Want a fun and interactive activity to help teach your students about character traits? This Christmas book companion is for the story, "How to Catch an Elf," by Adam Wallace. It includes a variety of cut and paste character traits and physical traits sorting activities and printables. This kit also
  4. How to Catch an Elf Christmas Book Companion - 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. The variety of questions on the task cards will allow your st
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How to Catch an Elf Activities Bundle includes 4 fun filled character traits products combined into one pack! This kit will save you over 35% off! A variety of activities are included in this Christmas Book Study Bundle, to help students consolidate their understanding of character traits, physical traits and feelings for the popular story, 'How to Catch an Elf' by Adam Wallace. How to Catch an Elf printables include: 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 and comprehension task cards.

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★Christmas Literacy centers

★Christmas Book Companion

★Christmas Activities

★Guided Reading Groups

★Morning work

★Assessment

★ Homework

How to Catch an Elf Differentiated Character Traits Activities

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Activities Pack - This fun and interactive Christmas Book Companion accompanies the read aloud, "How to Catch an Elf" by Adam Wallace. These activities are the perfect addition to add to your units on character traits, narratives or descriptive writing during the month of December! How to Catch an Elf worksheets is full of character traits and physical traits activities. These character traits activities include vibrantly colored and black and white versions of cut and paste worksheets, character traits graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, roll a die game, wanted posters, character traits writing, anchor charts (answer sheets), and teacher instructions. How to Catch an Elf printables can be used as whole class instruction, independent work or incorporated into your Christmas literacy centers!

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★Teacher instructions

★Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities of the Elf. Students will also cut and paste the physical traits of the Elf.

★Write character traits- students write their own qualities and physical traits to describe the Elf.

★Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities of Santa. Students will also cut and paste the physical traits to describe Santa's outside traits.

★Write character traits- students write their own qualities and physical traits to describe Santa.

★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.

★Lift the Flap Activities (interactive notebook): students will write character traits and physical traits to describe the Elf and Santa.

★Character Traits Roll a Die Game & Graphic Organizers - Students will roll a die and find evidence in the story to match the character traits for the Elf and Santa. Use the template to record the character trait and evidence. See example provided for the character trait courageous. Alternatively students could record their responses in their books or a mini whiteboard.

★Who am I Activities - students will write 3 character trait clues to describe the characters.

★Wanted Posters - students will create a wanted poster for Santa and his Elf, and they will describe their physical traits.

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Game

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Yes/No Game is the perfect book companion to undertake in December leading up to Christmas! In this character traits game, students will be making inferences about characters, in order to sort the character trait cards under the yes or no headings. 'How to Catch an Elf ' by Adam Wallace character trait game will expand students' vocabulary, and consolidate their understanding of character traits.

Product Use

★Game

★Literacy centers

★Early Finishers

★Assessment

★Whole class discussion

★Play with a buddy or independently

★Book Companion

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Game Contents:

• 2 heading - yes/no

• teacher instructions

• 48 character trait cards

• 2 character cards - Elf and Santa

How to Catch an Elf Yes/No Character Traits Game' can be played with 1-2 players, small group or played as a whole class. To play as a group:

•Students sit around a circular table or on the carpet. Place the headings yes and no in the middle of the circle, and select a character card (Santa or the Elf).

•If group of 6 students, give each student 8 character trait cards to place under the yes or no heading.

•Students take it in turn to sort their cards under the correct heading.

•Ask each student to provide evidence or a reason why they think the character displays that character trait or not. For example the Elf was tricky because he escaped from the traps set by the children.

Option 2 - Play Corners - whole class game

•Stick the heading yes in one corner of the room and no in another corner.

•Teacher calls out a character trait and a character card, and then asks the class: Is the Elf clumsy?

•Students then walk to the yes or no corner.

•Select a student to give a reason why they went to the yes or no corner for that particular character trait.

•If the students went to the wrong corner, then they are out of the game.

•Keep playing until you have a winner or small group of students who are left.

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.

How to Catch an Elf Character Traits Sorting

Want a fun and interactive activity to help teach your students about character traits? This Christmas book companion is for the story, "How to Catch an Elf," by Adam Wallace. It includes a variety of cut and paste character traits and physical traits sorting activities and printables. This kit also consists of worksheets to cater for students who have a good understanding about character traits and physical traits. By undertaking these activities students are expanding their vocabulary and making inferences about characters in order to sort the character traits correctly.

Product Use

★Literacy centers

★Morning work

★Assessment

★Homework

★Book Companion

How to Catch an Elf Sorting Pack includes 2 versions (Color & B/W) for the following activities:

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits and physical traits for the Elf.

• Worksheet – students list their own character traits and physical traits for the Elf. Complete the sentence – I infer the Elf is…..

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits for the Elf under the yes or no heading.
• Worksheet – students list their own character traits for the Elf under the yes and no heading. Complete the sentence – The Elf’s best quality is…

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits and physical traits for Santa.

• Worksheet – students list their own character traits and physical traits for Santa. Complete the sentence – I infer Santa is…..

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits for Santa under the yes or no heading.
• Worksheet – students list their own character traits for Santa under the yes and no heading. Complete the sentence –Santa’s best quality is…

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits to match the events in the story.

• Worksheet - students list their own character traits to match the events in the story. Answer the question – Can you make a text-to-self connection from one of the events above?

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the synonyms and antonyms for the character trait: smug.

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the synonyms and antonyms for the character trait: generous.

• Answer sheets for all cut and paste sorting activities provided.

How to Catch an Elf Comprehension Task Cards

How to Catch an Elf- 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. The variety of questions on the task cards will allow your students to make inferences about characters. How to Catch an Elf is by Adam Wallace, and it is the perfect book companion to incorporate into your guided reading lessons or literacy centers during the month of December!

Product Use

★Literacy centers

★Assessment

★Scoot

★Class discussions

★Early finishers

How to Catch an Elf Vocabulary Task Cards Include:

• 2 sets of 20 multiple choice task cards- colored and black lined sets - variety of questions for students to make inferences about the characters' character traits and feelings. Physical traits comprehension questions are also included.

• Student response sheet

• Answer Sheet

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

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