Literacy Bundle - Full Year, No Prep Activities, Task Cards & Games

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Literacy Bundle - Literacy Centers & Character Traits Pack has 660 pages and 21 engaging and fun products combined into one HUGE bundle. This literacy bundle package provides you with a lifelong tool for setting up your centers. These activities are jam packed with many of my top sellers in my store!

This literacy bundle includes a variety of writing, spelling, task cards, roll a die activities, reading comprehension, vocabulary, character trait activities and independent contract work included in this pack. Your students will love undertaking these literacy & character trait activities!

To buy each of these products individually, it would cost you $68.40. By buying this literacy bundle for $47.00 you are saving over 30% off. That is like receiving 7 products for free!!

Check out the links below for each product in the literay bundle:

Literacy Choice Boards
Sight Word Sorting
Roll a Story - Aussie Theme
Create a Cupcake - Expanding Noun Groups
Poetic Features - Task Cards
Roll a Die - Spelling Games
Character Trait Activities
I Have Who Has Games - Sight Words
All About Me - Dice Games
Reading Comprehension - Dice Games
Higher Order Thinking Skills - Task Cards
Similes - Printables
Character Traits - Fairy Tale Task Cards
Character Traits - Yes/No Game
Character Traits - Dab it!
Character Traits - Sorting character traits of fairy tale characters
Character Traits Sorting
Character Traits - cut and paste activities
100 Character Trait templates - Word Maps
Character Traits Activities - Who am I?
Character Traits - Inferring, Connecting & Vocabulary

These products in this Mega Bundle are also included in other bundle packages in my store. So if purchasing other bundles in my store, check the product description and preview to ensure you don't double up.

Literacy Choice Boards
Included in this pack is 2 sets of 10 weekly literacy choice boards in color and black and white. There is one for each week of the term. The literacy choice boards are designed to use 4 days a week from Monday-Thursday.

Students select 2 boxes to work on a day during your literacy block. The duration of each activity is 20 minutes. Once they have completed a box they color their box in with a colored pencil. They work independently on each task while the teacher pulls out groups for guided reading/writing.

It is very user-friendly for students to use and understand as it is has visual clues for most boxes. Each week there are 4 activities that are the same: journal writing, read with a buddy, silent reading and read to self. Read to self is where they select a book from their book box (books catered for their ability level) and complete the activity. Other activities included in this literacy contract: are a variety of written and spelling activities and it also incorporates some activities with Mathematics and Science.

Roll a Die - Spelling
These vibrantly colorful spelling dice games are a great activity for literacy centers.The games are targeted towards lower primary.

There are 4 different Roll a Die spelling games to choose from. I have also included a duplicate copy of two of the games with spelling changes to cater for Australian students (colour).

On each game it includes a variety of activities catering for various learning styles.

Roll a Story - Aussie Theme
Your students will love playing: 'Roll a Story.' It is based on Australian animals, landmarks and people. It is perfect for literacy centers, independent writing, modeled writing and guided writing sessions. Students roll a die 3 times.

1. Roll die - select character from table that matches die
2. Roll die select setting from the table that matches die
3. Roll a die - select problem from the table that matches die

Students then create a story with their character, setting and problem.

This pack includes:
* 2 roll a story games
* 2 black and white writing papers with cute clip art
* 2 writing papers with color clip art

Expanding Noun Groups- Create a Cupcake
Expanding Noun Groups (Create a cupcake) is a fun and engaging way for students to learn about expanding noun groups.

This pack includes ready to go printables that assists students to grasp the concepts of nouns and noun groups.

The pack consists of:

* Teacher instructions - how to complete the activities and ideas for differentiation.
* 16 (8 color, 8 black and white) cut and paste printable worksheets - students cut the top of the cupcakes and glue it to the matching base to create noun groups.For example - The yellow sun. These worksheets are for students who require extra support in literacy and it also helps develop their fine motor skills.
* 16 (8 color, 8 black and white) cut, write and paste worksheets. Students are to write an article and an adjective on the top of each cupcake. Then they cut and paste each one to the matching base. These worksheets are for students who require further extension.
* 1 answer sheet - answers to cut and paste worksheets. Answers will vary when students create their own noun groups.

Sight Word Sorting
his pack is a fun way for students to practice their sight words in class! This product includes 84 of the Dolch Pre-Primer and Primer Sight Words and is designed to get students to actively explore their words. There are a variety of sorts you can use in class, which are great to differentiate according to student's ability levels. The sorts include sorting words into:
- 2 letters and 3 letters
- 3 letters and 4 letters
- 4 letters and 5 letters
- short vowels and long vowels
- 1 syllable and 2 syllables

This sight word packet can be incorporated into the following: Literacy Centers, word work activities, choice boards, morning work, homework and whole class activities. This packet includes 2 sets of 10 sorts, colored and black and white versions. The colored version is great to use when modelling the sorts to the class and it can then be displayed on the bulletin board.

Task Cards - Poetic Features
These task cards (Poetic Features) are great to use when teaching poetry and vocabulary in your class. The task cards comprise of multiple choice questions and open ended responses for students who require extension. There are 4 sets of 24 task cards in this pack:

Set 1 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - colored light chevron background - series of multiple choice questions

Set 2 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - white background and colored clip art- same cards as above (good to print when trying to save on ink)

Set 3 - 24 task cards (ocean theme)- colored bold chevron background - extension cards

Set 4 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - white background and colored clip art - extension cards -same as above.

These poetic feature task cards are designed for years 1-3. Students select a task card and answer the questions in their writing books or whiteboards.

The task cards are color coded:

*Blue cards - alliteration
*Green cards - similes
*Orange cards - similes and metaphors

The task cards also come with teacher instructions and an answer key for the multiple choice task cards.

Reading Comprehension - Dice Games
This packet contains 8 vibrantly colored reading comprehension, dice games that can be used with any book. The games are suitable for any primary grade level and can be used with a variety of stories and text types. The games will actively engage students and enhance their comprehension skills. This pack can be incorporated into your daily literacy centers, small group or independent work.

The Roll a Die activities include activities for before, during and after reading. Students will roll a die and complete the matching activity for the number. Students will:
* Make connections, visualize, make inferences, make predictions, form questions and summarize.
* Design new covers for their book
* Describe the settings, character qualities and appearances
* Higher Order Thinking skills (based on Debono's 6 thinking hats) - write about what they like, dislike, describe how characters felt and how they felt whilst reading the story.
* Word skills - hunt for rhyming words, endings, starting sounds and blends.
* Hunt and tally various punctuation marks - exclamation marks, full stops, question marks, capital letters and speech marks.

Roll a Die - All About Me
These engaging and fun dice games are a great activity for literacy centers.

There are 3 different Roll a Die games to choose from. I have also included a duplicate copy of two of the games with spelling changes to cater for Australian students (favourite, colour).

On each game it includes the following topics:
* List your favorite book
*Write about your favorite movie
*Who is your favorite superhero?
*Write about your most memorable moment at school.
* List your pets
* I am special because........
* List your favorite colors
* Draw and label your favorite sport
* Draw your family
* Write about your favorite subject.
* Create a collage of your favorite foods.
* Who is your best friend? What qualities do you like about him/her?
*When I grow up I want to be a........
*Create a list of things you like to do.
*Goals you hope to achieve
* My birthday is ..............
* Draw and label your home
*Describe your appearance

Character Trait Activities
Character Traits - This pack has everything you need when undertaking a unit on character traits. There are a variety of great activities for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits. These activities would be great to use in: Reading and Writing Activities, Literacy Centers or Morning Work.

The pack entails the following:

* 2 pages - Teacher instructions

*92 vibrantly colored word wall cards - character traits

* 5 cloze activities and answer sheets of characters from the stories Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and Halloween characters.

*7 Concept Maps - students write descriptive words about the appearance and qualities of characters.

* Graphic organizers - 1 A-Z list of character traits, 4 Wanted Posters (magician, wolf, grandma and Little Red Riding Hood).

* Color in the character traits of the monster

Task Cards - Higher Order Thinking Skills
This pack includes 2 sets of 25 engaging task cards which promote students higher order thinking skills. It includes a zip folder which contains:
• 25 colored task cards
• 25 black & white task cards

The cards are based on Bloom's Taxonomy and Edward Debono's 6 thinking hats. Included are superhero cliparts to capture student's attention and to get them thinking about characters.


Similes - Printables
This ocean theme, similes pack is sure to engage your students and provide them with a fun way of learning their similes and enhancing their vocabulary skills and descriptive writing.

This pack includes:
- anchor chart - what is a simile
- 10 black and white worksheets - complete the simile
- 10 colored worksheets - complete the simile
- 10 ocean themed writing paper for students to write descriptions

Sight Words - I Have Who Has Games
I Have, Who Has Game Card Bundle pack (superhero theme) is designed for students to practice their sight words. This bundle pack includes 3 popular 'I Have, Who Has?' games. This bundle pack allows you to differentiate according to the students ability levels in your class. In total, there are 93 sight words included:

*Game 1 - Pre-Primer - 31 selected words: a, and, away, big, blue, can, come, down, find, for, funny, go, help, here, I, in, is, it, jump, little, look, make, me, my, not, one, play, red and run.

* Game 2 - Primer - 31 selected words: all, am, are, at, ate, be, black, brown, but, came, did, do, eat, four, get, good, have, he, into, like, must, new, no, now, on, out, out, please, pretty, ran and ride.

* Game 3 - 1st Grade: after, again, an, any, ask, as, by, could, every, fly, from, give, going, had, has, her, him, his, her, how, just, know, let, live, may, of, old, once, open, over, put and round.

Fairy Tale Task Cards - Character Traits
his character traits task card pack includes a variety of questions for the popular fairy tales: Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and Cinderella.

The character trait kit consists of:

• 2 sets of 20 Fairy Tale themed task cards- 1 purple chevron background with cute and colorful graphics & white background with color graphics.
• Student response sheet
• Answer Sheet - note some answers will vary

Question types and activities on task cards consist of:
• Listing character traits of popular fairy tale characters
• Multiple choice questions
• Replacing synonyms in sentences with underlined character trait
• Underlining character traits in each sentence
• Finding evidence in the story to support character traits of a character
• Describing character traits of characters
• Making inferences about characters and their character traits

Character Traits Sorting

There are a variety of character trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits.

This character traits sorting pack includes

• 2 cut and paste sorting worksheets - sort character traits into positive and negative traits.
• 2 cut and paste sorting worksheets - sort character traits into qualities and appearance
• 4 answer sheets to cut and paste sorting activities only
• 6 worksheets - students list character traits about themself and their favorite movie star, superhero, character, best friend and teacher.

I have included American, Australian and British spelling for the word favourite/favorite.

Who am I- Character Traits

Included in this pack is differentiated 'Who am I?' character trait worksheets for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits.

The character traits printables entails the following activities for the popular fairy tales - Jack and the Beanstalk, Litte Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Snow White and The Three Little Pigs:

• 5 cut and paste character trait worksheets - students match the character to the character traits - suited for students who require support in writing.

• 5 Answer sheets for cut & paste worksheets only

• 5 worksheets - students write a character trait to match each fairy tale character - suited for students who can construct a simple sentence.

• 5 worksheets - students write 3 character traits to match the character - suited for students who require extension or the more able writers.

• 1 worksheet - students choose their own fairytale character and write 3 character traits to describe the character. This activity is great for extension or early finishers. This worksheet is also a great resource to have as you can use it for any characters throughout the year.

100 Character Traits - Word maps

100 character traits word maps, graphics organizers are included in this pack. The templates are bright and colorful and are great to use when students are learning all about character traits, vocabulary, synonyms and definitions of words. These word maps will assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits.

These graphic organizers can be used for any grades from lower primary to highschool. Teaching students new vocabulary is a vital skill for students to learn and will also assist them with their comprehension skills of interpreting meanings of words.

On each character traits word map template - there is a character trait, boxes for sentence, picture, meaning and synonyms. In each box students write:
• the meaning of the character trait (can use dictionary definition or write meaning in their own words)
• write the character trait in a sentence.
• write synonyms for the character trait
• draw a picture of a character displaying that character trait

Game - Yes/No - Investigating Character Traits

Chracter Traits: Character Traits Yes/No Game will assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits and expand their vocabulary.

This character traits 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 Cinderella and the character trait elegant I would place the character trait card elegant 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 character trait kit consists of:

• 2 heading - yes/no
• teacher instructions
• 14 character cards - Cinderella, The Prince, Fairy Godmother, The First Little Pig, The Second Little Pig, The Third Little Pig, The Big Bad Wolf, Little Red Riding Hood, The Wolf, Grandma, Wood Cutter, Jack, Giant and Mother.
• 64 character trait cards

Chracter Traits {inferring, making connections}
This pack is designed to give your students a thorough knowledge and understanding about the following 10 character traits: persistent, loving, kind, respectful, smart, cooperative, generous, compassionate, helpful and proud.
At the completion of these character traits activities your students will be able to understand each of the character traits listed above and be able to use it in context. The students will also learn new words, synonyms, dictionary definitions and be able to make inferences and text-to-self connections about character traits.

The character traits kit consists of:

♦ Teacher instructions
♦ 10 Character Traits - Making Inferences Task cards – color or black and white version available
♦ Student response sheet & answer sheet
♦ 10 vocabulary maps for each of the character traits
♦ 10 Character Traits Writing Prompts – making text-to-self connections for each of the 10 character traits.

Inferring Character Traits – Task Cards
The task cards are to be implemented first to check students prior knowledge and understanding about the 10 character traits. Students read each task card. They then infer what character trait the person displays and selects one of the answers: a, b or c and records their answers on the student response sheet. Next they check their answers with the answer sheet provided.

Vocabulary Maps
Print the colourful vocabulary maps in color or grayscale, whichever you prefer. For this activity students will need a dictionary and thesaurus (hand held, or can use dictionary.com on the net). Each vocabulary map has a character trait. Students are to write the dictionary meaning or write their own meaning, write 2 or more synonyms for the character trait and write a sentence about that character trait. Please see the example (persistent) provided.

Making Connections – Writing
For this activity students are to make a text-to-self connection about each character trait. They are to make connections in their life and write a time when they displayed each character trait or someone else they know. Please see the example provided.

Character Traits - Sorting traits of Fairy Tale Characters
There are a variety of character trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits. These activities would be great to use in literacy centers or morning work.

This package includes:

• 5 cut and paste sorting worksheets - sort character traits for 2 fairytale characters.
• 4 cut and paste sorting worksheets - sort character traits (bad, cruel, smart & brave) into synonyms and antonyms.
• 9 answer sheets for cut and paste activities above.


Character Traits Dab it Pack

Included in this pack is bright and colorful dab it activities and answer sheets for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits.

The pack entails the following activities for the popular fairy tales:

♥ Jack and the Beanstalk
♥ Litte Red Riding Hood
♥ The Three Little Pigs
♥ Cinderella
♥ Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

The Character Traits pack includes:

♥ 13 dab it worksheets - students dab the character traits for the fairy tale characters.
♥ 13 answer sheets
♥1 blank dab it worksheet - students can draw their own character and write character traits. The can then swap with a partner and their partner has to dab the character traits.

Please see the preview before purchasing to get a further insight into what this package entails.

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Literacy Bundle - Full Year, No Prep Activities, Task Card
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Literacy Bundle - Full Year, No Prep Activities, Task Card
Literacy Bundle - Full Year, No Prep Activities, Task Card
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