This unit includes activities to go along with "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak. These activities can be used at the beginning of the year to learn more about students while introducing expectations, or it can be used anytime as a fun way for students to be creative by connecting a story to their own lives. Activities include:
- "Wild About" worksheet where students show what they are wild about.
- "Choices" organizer for students to depict the difference between positive school choices, and choices that may not be appropriate for school.
- "When I feel terribly wild" worksheet for students to express how they may feel some days, and how they work through it and regulate themselves.
- "Be Still" activity for students to relay a problem and think of the appropriate solution to that problem
- "Letter Rumpus" activity for students to unscramble words found in the book.
- "Where the Wild Words Are" Crossword puzzle
- "Sweet Dreams" worksheet for students to depict what they dream about.
- "Wild Thing Glyph" for students to create their own personal wild thing.
-"Word Rumpus" game where students use random letters to create words.
The worksheets in this unit go together to create an accordion chain in order to keep all the work together in a fun way!