Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle

Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Centers Bundle
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  1. 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 c
  2. Character Traits Yes/No Game is a perfect resource to use as a book companion after reading the story, 'Tacky the Penguin' by Helen Lester. By playing this fun and interactive game, it will assist students to make inferences about characters, expand their vocabulary and consolidate their understandi
  3. These comprehension task cards provide your students with practice with answering both literal and inferential questions about the popular story, 'Tacky the Penguin' by Helen Lester. The questions are comprised of: ♥ 'Right there' multiple choice questions -answers are in the text ♥ 'On my own'
  4. Tacky the Penguin Literacy Center - Are you looking for a fun and engaging sorting center? This penguin/snowball sorting center will provide your kids with practice with sorting nouns, verbs and adjectives from the story under the correct heading. This winter theme sorting center (in color and black
  5. Fact or Opinion Penguin Sort is a fun and engaging way for your students to identify facts and opinions. For this activity students will sort the sentences into the correct category: fact or opinion. This activity is great to use in your daily literacy centers or as a whole class activity. This pac
Bundle Description
Fun Literacy Centers and Character Traits Bundle - 137 pages - 5 engaging products combined into one bundle! This kit will save you over 25% off if your purchase within the next 24 hrs. It includes a variety of activities, task cards and NO PREP printables to assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits, facts and opinions and nouns verbs and adjectives for the popular story, 'Tacky the Penguin' by Helen Lester. Activities include: sorting worksheets, literacy centers, cut and paste activities, yes/no game and reading comprehension task cards.

Product Use
♥ Literacy centers
♥ Morning work
♥ Assessment
♥ Homework
♥ Book Companion
♥Guided Reading Groups

The bundle includes the following literacy centers:

Tacky the Penguin - Cut and Paste Character Trait Activities, Sorts and Word Wall Cards
Tacky the Penguin - Yes/No Character Traits Game
Tacky the Penguin Sorting Literacy Center - Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives
Penguin Fact or Opinion Sort
Reading Comprehension Task Cards - Tacky the Penguin

Character Trait Activities and Word Wall Cards

Want to get your students thinking about character traits? This product 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.

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.

Tacky the Penguin - Yes/No Character Traits Game
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.

This yes/no game can be played with 1-2 players, small group 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 'Tacky the Penguin' and the character trait strange I would place the character trait card strange 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 game consists of:

• 2 heading - yes/no
• teacher instructions
• 3 character cards for main characters in the story - Tacky the Penguin, His Companions, The Hunters
• 52 character trait cards

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.

Reading Comprehension Task Cards - Tacky the Penguin
These comprehension task cards provide your students with practice with answering both literal and inferential questions about the popular story, 'Tacky the Penguin' by Helen Lester. The questions are comprised of:

♥ 'Right there' multiple choice questions -answers are in the text
♥ 'On my own' questions - answers are not in the text. Students use their prior knowledge to answer questions.
♥ 'Author and you' questions – answer not directly in the text. Students find answers by using their prior knowledge and fitting together clues from the text.

This kit includes two sets of thirty-two task cards, teacher instructions and student response sheet and answer sheet. The sets are available in full color or colored graphics with white background. The first 16 questions are in the form of multiple choice and include an answer sheet. Students use the student response sheet provided to answer the questions. For the remaining task cards students are to write in their journals or on the writing paper provided as the answers require more detail and explanation. There is no answer sheet for these task cards because student responses will vary.

Tacky the Penguin Literacy Sorting Center - Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives
Tacky the Penguin Literacy Center - Are you looking for a fun and engaging sorting center? This penguin/snowball sorting center will provide your kids with practice with sorting nouns, verbs and adjectives from the story under the correct heading. This winter theme sorting center (in color and black line) consists of 3 penguin headings, 48 snowballs, student response sheet, answer sheet and teacher instructions.

Great activity to complement the story Tacky the Penguin.

I hope you enjoy using this package in class!

Penguins - Fact or Opinion Sort - Literacy Center
This fact or opinion penguin sort, would be a great activity to use prior to reading the story Tacky the Penguin or after reading the story. It is a great book companion to implement in class, to see students prior knowledge about penguins. This sort is a fun and engaging way for your students to identify facts and opinions about penguins. For this activity students will sort the sentences into the correct category: fact or opinion. This activity is great to use in your daily literacy centers or as a whole class activity.

This pack includes two sets in color and black lined version:
• Teacher instruction sheet
• Fifteen facts about penguins
• Fifteen opinions about penguins
• Two headers - fact and opinion
• Student response sheet - black and white only
• Answer sheet

Simply print and laminate the sheets onto hard card stock paper for durability. Then cut and the sorts are ready to be used in your literacy centers. Students could also copy their facts and opinions into their writing books.

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