Want to get your students thinking about character traits? This pack is a great book companion for the story 'Tacky the Penguin' by Helen Lester. It is perfect to use when undertaking a unit on character traits. Included in this pack is bright and colorful cut and paste sorting worksheets, no prep cut and paste activities, word wall cards and anchor charts (answer sheets) for students to use during literacy centers.
♥ Literacy centers
♥ Morning work
♥ Class discussions
There are color and black and white versions available in this pack. The sorting activities include:
• Teacher instructions
• Sort the character traits for Tacky the Penguin and his companions (Lovely, Goodly, Angel, Perfect & Neatly).
• Sort Tacky’s character traits into appearance and qualities.
• Sort the words into synonyms and antonyms for the word weird.
• Student select a hunter from the story and list his physical traits and qualities. They then are to write what they infer about the character.
The mind map cut and paste character trait activities include:
• Cut and paste the 4 character traits to describe Tacky’s qualities and paste into the boxes.
• Cut and paste the 4 physical traits to describe Tacky’s appearance.
• Cut and paste the 4 character traits to describe Angel’s qualities.
• Students select a hunter from the story. Draw the hunter inside the box in the middle and write 4 qualities inside each box to describe the character.
• Students then write 4 physical traits to describe the hunter and draw a picture of him inside the middle box.
• Students draw a picture of Goodly in the middle box and write 4 qualities inside each box to describe the character.
• Students draw a picture of Goodly and write 4 physical traits to describe the character.
Also included in this pack is 2 sets of bright blue and white word wall cards to display on your bulletin board to assist students when writing about characters in the story, One set is in fancy bold writing whilst the other set is in simple bold font. The word wall cards include the following words:
• Tacky, Angel, Perfect, Goodly, Lovely, Neatly & hunters
• Character traits - peculiar, odd, strange, funny, weird, unusual, brave, funny, silly, fun, foolish, happy, ungraceful, scared, loud, quiet, graceful, nice, nasty, mean, smart, wicked, cruel, polite & confident.
There are answer sheets for all of the cut and paste activities.
Please see the preview before purchasing to get a further insight into what this package entails.
This product is also included in the money saving bundle below:
Character Traits Book Companion Bundle for: Giraffes Can't Dance, The Rainbow Fish, Stellaluna, Tacky the Penguin and A Bad Case of Stripes
You may also be interested in the character traits packages below. NOTE: This product is NOT included in the bundle packs below:
BUNDLE - Character Traits - Printables, Word Wall Cards, Anchor Charts, Word Maps, Task Cards - 300+ pages
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