The Recess Queen Chit Chat Cards FREEBIE for Grades 3-6

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Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool, Staff
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10 pages


Have you read the picture book The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill? It is a good one if you are looking for texts to share with students to help combat bullying in your elementary classroom.

The Recess Queen Summary: Jean wants to be first at everything and run the playground causing kids to fear her and call her Mean Jean. Everything changes when Katie Sue, a new students takes a new approach to Jean.

Your students will LOVE reading this rhyming, well-illustrated picture book.

I created this resource to give students the chance to engage in thoughtful discussion about this story. Every school has bullies and we have to know some strategies for making the situation better.

This resource includes:
• My Inspiration and Directions for Use
• 12-Chit Chat Cards for Student Discussion
• Answer Key for reference
• CCSS Covered by Chit Chat Cards

Your students will become better thinkers, speakers, and listeners with this classroom resource.

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Happy Reading, Speaking, and Listening!

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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.


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