Fun Back to School Character Traits Bundle - 4 fun filled character traits products combined into one bundle! This kit will save you over 30% off! It includes a variety of activities, and NO PREP printables to assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits and physical traits for the story, 'No David!' by David Shannon. Activities include: sorting worksheets, cut and paste activities, bubble maps, writing, task cards and yes/no game. This bundle is perfect to use during the first few weeks back at school!
♥ Literacy centers
♥ Morning work
♥ Book Companion
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Differentiated Character Trait Activities
Character Traits Pack - Book Companion -This packet is designed to be used after reading the story 'No David!'' by David Shannon. It is perfect to use when undertaking a unit on character traits. Included in this pack is NO PREP cut and paste sorting worksheets, character trait & physical trait printables, bubble map activities, find the evidence worksheet, word wall cards and anchor charts (answer sheets).
There are color and black lined versions available in this pack. The sorting activities include:
• Teacher instructions
• Sort the character traits and physical traits for David.
• Sort the character traits for David and his mom.
• List the character traits and physical traits for David, and write what you infer about David's character traits.
• List the character traits for David and his mom, and write what you infer about his mom.
• Sort the words into synonyms and antonyms for the word rude.
• Find the evidence in the text to match David's character traits.
The cut and paste character trait activities and bubble maps include:
• Cut and paste the 4 character traits to describe the David’s character traits. (2 worksheets)
• Cut and paste the 4 character traits to describe mom's character traits.
• Cut and paste the 4 character traits to describe David's physical traits.
• Bubble Map - Students write qualities inside each bubble to describe David's character traits.
• Bubble Map - Students write qualities inside each bubble to describe mom's character traits.
• Bubble Map - Students write words inside each bubble to describe the David's physical traits.
Answer sheets are included for all cut and paste activities.
Also included in this pack are bright blue sun ray word wall cards to display on your bulletin board to assist students when writing about characters in the story. The word wall cards include the following words:
• David, Teacher
• Character traits for David - silly, rude, naughty, mischievous, disrespectful, disobedient, careless, active, thoughtless, loud, daring, messy, inconsiderate, childish, rowdy, wild, impolite and brave.
• Character traits for his teacher - strict, assertive, bossy, dependable, firm, responsible, cross and loving.
Find the Evidence - Writing Activities
Find the Evidence Writing Pack - Book Companion - These writing templates will provide your students with practice with finding evidence in the text to explain why a character displays a particular character trait. In order to find the evidence in the text, students will be making inferences about David and his mom.
This kit includes 3 different options for the writing papers in color and black lined: regular lines, primary lines with picture included of the character, and primary lines with no picture.
Writing Topics Included
•Find evidence to explain why David is mischievous.
•Find evidence to explain why David is messy.
•Find evidence to explain why David is loud.
•Find evidence to explain why David is rude.
•Find evidence to explain why David is disrespectful.
•Find evidence to explain why David is active.
•Find evidence to explain why David's mom is cross.
•I infer David's mom is firm... - Students write a sentence inside the speech bubble to show that David's mom is firm.
•I infer David's mom is loving... - Students write a sentence inside the speech bubble to show that David's mom is loving. For example: I love you.
Character Traits, Physical Traits & Feelings - Task Cards
No David! 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, "No David!" by David Shannon. These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences about characters.
♥ Literacy centers
♥ Class discussions
♥ Early finishers
The kit consists of:
• 2 sets of 20 multiple choice task cards- colored and black lined sets
• Student response sheet
• Answer Sheet
Yes or No Character Trait Game
Character Traits Yes/No Game is a perfect resource to use as a book companion after reading the story, 'No David' by David Shannon. 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.
♥ Literacy centers
♥ Early Finishers
♥ Whole class discussion
♥ Play with a buddy or independently
♥ Book Companion
The game consists of:
• 2 heading - yes/no
• teacher instructions
• 2 character cards - David and Mom
• 48 character trait cards
This yes/no 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.
•If group of 6 students, give each student 8 character trait cards to place under the yes or no heading, and put the remaining 4 character trait cards aside.
•Students take it in turn to select a character card and 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.
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. Students 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.
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