The Recess Queen Character Traits Bundle

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    The Recess Queen Character Traits Activities Bundle (116 pages & 40 Slides Boom Cards) - 6 fun filled character traits activities resources combined into one bundle! The Recess Queen Bundle is perfect for the first day of school, and by purchasing this pack you will save over 35% off! It includes a variety of activities, and NO PREP printables to assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits, character changes, physical traits and feelings for the popular story, 'The Recess Queen' by Alexis O'Neill. Activities include: sorting worksheets, cut and paste activities, character traits graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, roll a die game, anchor charts (answer sheets), yes/no character traits game, digital Boom Cards and printable task cards. The Recess Queen Activities are perfect for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades, and can be used as whole class instruction, independent work, home learning, first day of school activities, distance learning, sub lessons, homework, literacy centers or guided reading groups!

    Distance Learning & Classroom Use

    Digital Boom Cards (Distance Learning) - assign the digital task cards online to your students. These paperless self-grading task cards are perfect for engaging your students!

    Printable worksheets (Distance Learning/Classroom Use) - print off and send home to assist your students during distance learning. These printables can also be used in class or incorporated into your literacy centers!

    Yes/No Character Traits Game & printable task cards (Classroom Use)- incorporate into your literacy centers, or guided reading lessons in the classroom.

    The bundle includes the following character trait activities:

    Character Traits Sorting - The Recess Queen

    Cut and Paste Character Trait Activities and Anchor Charts - The Recess Queen

    Yes/No Game - The Recess Queen & Yes or No Character Traits Digital Boom Cards

    Task Cards - The Recess Queen & Digital Boom Cards

    The Recess Queen Differentiated Character Traits Activities

    This fun and interactive resource is the perfect addition to add to your units on character traits, narratives or descriptive writing. The Recess Queen worksheets is full of character traits, physical traits and feelings activities. These activities include vibrantly colored and black and white versions of cut and paste worksheets, character traits graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, roll a die game, anchor charts (answer sheets), and teacher instructions. The Recess Queen printables also helps teach your students about character changes throughout the story.

    The pack entails the following activities for the popular story, 'Gerald the Giraffe':

    ♥ Teacher instructions

    ♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities of Mean Jean at the beginning and end of the story. Students will also cut and paste the physical traits and feelings of Mean Jean at the beginning of the story.

    ♥ Write character traits- students write their own qualities, physical traits and feelings for Mean Jean.

    ♥ Cut and paste worksheets - students cut and paste the qualities and physical traits for Katie Sue.

    ♥ Answer sheets or anchor charts for cut and paste activities only - you can use the answer sheets to display on your bulletin board so students can refer to them whilst writing.

    ♥Lift the Flap Activity 1: students will write character traits to describe Mean Jean at the beginning and end of the story.

    ♥Lift the Flap Activity 2: students will write Mean Jean’s feelings at the beginning and end of the story.

    ♥Lift the Flap Activity 3: students will write the character traits to describe Mean Jean and Katie Sue.

    ♥Lift the Flap Activity 4: students will write the physical traits to describe Mean Jean and Katie Sue.

    ♥Character Traits Roll a Die Game & Graphic Organizers - Students will roll a die and find evidence in the story to match the character trait for the characters in the story. Use the template to record the character trait and evidence. See example provided for the character trait selfish. Alternatively students could record their responses in their books or a mini whiteboard.

    The Recess Queen Printable Task Cards & Digital Boom Cards

    Included in this bundle are printable task cards and digital Boom 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, "The Recess Queen". These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences about characters.

    Note: The task cards and Boom Cards have the same questions, but a different format.

    Printable kit consists of:

    • 2 sets of 20 multiple choice printable task cards- colored and black lined sets

    • Student response sheet

    • Answer Sheet

    Boom Cards consists of:

    • 20 slides of digital task cards hosted on Boom Learning. All cards are self-grading, and instant feedback is provided to the students!

    Devices that can be used for Boom Cards:

    • Android Tablet/Phone

    • Ipad

    • Interactive Whiteboard

    • Smartphone

    • Chromebook

    • Computer

    • Kindle Fire

    To play the Boom cards you will need internet connection, and ensure that you have updated your browser in the past three years.

    Character Trait Sorting Activities

    Want a fun and interactive activity to help teach your students about character traits? The Recess Queen pack includes a variety of character trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables for students to consolidate their understanding of character traits, physical traits and feelings. 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 Mean Jean’s character traits into beginning of the story and end of the story.

    • Worksheet - students list their own character traits about Mean Jean at the beginning of the story and the end of the story. They also write a sentence about Jean’s best quality.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort Mean Jean’s traits into appearance and qualities.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits into positive and negative.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits into the correct column for Mean Jean and Katie Sue.

    • Cut and paste sorting worksheets – sort the words into synonyms and antonyms for the words: mean and brave.

    • Answer sheets includes for all cut and paste activities.

    Yes/No Game – Character Trait Sorting

    Character Traits Yes/No Game is a perfect resource to use as a book companion after reading the story, 'The Recess Queen'. 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 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 'Mean Jean The Recess Queen - at the beginning of the story' and the character trait bossy I would place the character trait card bossy 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 - Mean Jean The Recess Queen- beginning of the story, Jean at end of the story and Katie Sue.

    • 48 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.

    Character Traits Yes or No Digital Boom Cards

    Note: This digital resource is similar to the character traits game above, but in a different format. The Recess Queen Digital Boom task cards are a fun and interactive way for your students to identify character traits of characters in the story. Included in this deck are 20 Boom Cards! The Recess Queen Boom deck is so easy to use, and students can self-check their answers as they go! This paperless activity is perfect for distance learning for students, or for parents to use with their children whilst learning at home!

    Product Contents

    • PDF with Instructions on how to access this resource

    • 20 colored Boom Cards hosted on the site Boom Learning - On each task card includes a sentence about a character/characters in the story. Students need to infer whether the character/characters displayed that particular character trait or not by clicking on the yes or no button.

    Use on a Range of Devices

    • Android Tablet/Phone

    • Ipad

    • Interactive Whiteboard

    • Smartphone

    • Chromebook

    • Computer

    • Kindle Fire

    To play the Boom cards you will need internet connection, and ensure that you have updated your browser in the past three years.

    Important Information about Boom Learning℠

    With your Teachers Pay Teachers purchase, users new to Boom Learning get a three-month free trial of student progress reporting for up to 150 students. Your trial includes the ability to make up to 5 free DIY decks. You may upgrade or cancel at any time. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (released in the last three years) on interactive whiteboards, computers and tablets. Boom Cards apps are also available. Not sure if your browser is modern enough? Try a free Boom Cards deck first. When you redeem your purchase, Boom Learning opens an account for you if you do not already have one. If you do not subscribe at the end of your trial, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress. If you do not subscribe we will delete your student records 3 months after the expiration of the trial to protect student privacy.

    Please see the preview for a snapshot at what the bundle entails.

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