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, 'Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon!' by Patty Lovell. Activities include: sorting worksheets, cut and paste activities, bubble maps, anchor charts, 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
Want a fun and engaging center activities for reviewing character traits for the popular story, 'Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon?' This kit consists of a variety of cut and paste activities, NO PREP worksheets which provides students with additional practice to review character traits and physical traits of the characters in the story.
Product includes differentiated worksheets in color and black lined:
♥ Teacher instructions
♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the character traits for Molly Lou Melon at the beginning of the story & end of the story.
♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the character traits for Ronald Durkin at the beginning of the story & end of the story.
♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the character traits for Molly Lou Melon's grandmother
♥Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the physical traits for Molly Lou Melon, Ronald Durkin and the grandmother.
♥ Answer sheets for cut and paste activities - you can use the answer sheets as anchor charts to display on your bulletin board, so students can refer to them whilst writing.
♥ Bubble map activities - students write their own character traits to describe Molly Lou Melon at the beginning of the story and end.
♥ Bubble map activities - students write their own character traits to describe Ronald Durkin at the beginning of the story and end.
♥ Bubble map activities - students write their own character traits to describe Molly Lou Melon's grandmother.
♥ Bubble map activities - students write their own physical traits to describe Molly Lou Melon, her grandmother and Ronald Durkin.
♥ Find the Evidence Worksheets - Students find evidence in the text to match the character traits for the characters in the story.
Character Trait Sorting Activities
This interactive kit includes a variety of character trait & physical trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables. The kit also consists of worksheets to cater for students who have a good understanding about character traits & physical 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 Molly Lou Melon’s traits into physical traits (appearance) and character traits (qualities).
• Worksheet - students list their own character traits and physical traits to describe Molly Lou. Students will describe Molly Lou Melon’s appearance.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Ronald Durkin’s character traits into the beginning of the story and end of the story.
• Worksheet - students list Ronald Durkin’s character traits at the beginning of the story and the end of the story. Students will explain how Ronald Durkin’s character traits changed in the story.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits into positive and negative traits.
• Worksheet - students list positive and negative traits. Students will describe Molly Lou Melon’s best quality.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the grandmother’s traits into physical traits (appearance) and character traits (qualities).
• Worksheet - students list their own character traits and physical traits to describe the grandmother. Students will describe the grandmother’s best quality.
• Cut and paste sorting worksheets – sort the words into synonyms and antonyms for the words: kind and joyful.
• Answer sheets for all cut and paste sorting activities provided.
Character Traits, Physical Traits & Feelings - Task 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, "Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon" by Patty Lovell. 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, 'Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon' by Patty Lovell. 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 independent
♥ Play in a small group
The game consists of:
• 2 heading - yes/no
• teacher instructions
• 4 character cards - Molly Lou Melon, grandmother, Ronald Durkin at the beginning of the story and end of the story.
• 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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