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The Mixed Up Chameleon Social Skills & Language Exercises

Grade Levels
PreK - 5th, Homeschool
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  • Features Anchor Chart: Use this anchor chart as a quick review to what a feature is prior to starting the Features Worksheets & Activities
  • Identify the Features Worksheets: Each animal has its features circled. Label the features.At the end, decide what is the key feature for each animal that makes it stand out (e.g., elephant= trunk)
  • Feature Analysis Chart: Look at the animals from the story and complete the feature analysis chart. Use this chart to help make comparisons and contrasts.
  • Compare & Contrast The Animals: Use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast any of the animals in the story.
  • Change the Features Activity Cut & Paste: Have students cut and paste the changes the chameleon makes as the story progresses. Or use after the story to practice retell.
  • Animal Describing Expanding Expression Worksheet
  • Adjective Matchup: Draw a line from the animal to the adjective used to describe them in the story.
  • Eye Contact Anchor Chart: Use this chart to help teach why eye contact is important.
  • Emotions through the Eyes: Have the students look at the eyes. Let them make a guess on how each person is feeling and then write/tell you what they used as clues.
  • How did the Chameleon Know? Worksheet: Help students make connections by combining what the Chameleon saw in the story with student's prior knowledge of each animal.
  • Feelings Charades: After discussing the emotions the chameleon felt as the story progressed, practice showing feelings without talking with a game of Feelings Charades.
  • Chameleon Characteristics: Have each student describe the Chameleon using 2 character traits and use text evidence to support their choices.
  • Inferencing BINGO (w/4 cards): Cut out the inference cards and read aloud. Have students identify the animal/object/body part from the story using the clues and cover their board. First person with BINGO wins!
  • Game board: Help the Chameleon catch the fly.As the Chameleon encounters each animal, have the students describe the animals using "who", "what", and "where" question prompts. The first one to the fly wins!Another option is to use this as an open ended game board for practice with any skill.
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