The Recess Queen Read Aloud Activities, Back to School

Grade Levels
K - 4th, Homeschool
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The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill is such a fun and wonderful book that is a perfect back to school read aloud. It is great for discussing kindness, bullying, character traits, character change, and more! This resource is for extension read aloud activities only (the book is not included and will need to be purchased separately).

**this file was updated 2021; the older version is still available in the .zip download**

What's Included:

CRAFTS

-Mean Jean (2 options: craft pieces and a blackline printable)

-Katie Sue (2 options: craft pieces and a blackline printable)

-Kindness Crown Sort Book (students sort word/picture cards by kind and not kind

PRINTABLES

*various options for differentiation**

-Character Change (with word/pitcure sorting pieces)

-Character Change (with simple sentence sorting pieces)

-Character Change (blank for writing)

-Story Elements (with sorting pieces)

-Story Elements (blank for writing)

-Story Retell (sorting pieces for first, next, then, last)

-Story Retell (sorting pieces with multiple options to choose from for first, next, then, last)

-Mean Jean Character Traits (with word/picture sorting pieces)

-Mean Jean Character Traits (blank for writing)

-Katie Sue Character Traits (with word/picture sorting pieces)

-Katie Sue Character Traits (blank for writing)

Recess Friend Sort (2 options: cards with picture/sentences and cards with picture/word) students read the sentence (or word on the card) and decide if it is A Recess Friend or Not a Recess Friend. This can be done whole group or as a station. Color and black/white cards included.

GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS/ANCHOR CHARTS (in color and black/white)

*directions included on preview of ways to use these*

-Mean Jean Character Traits

-Katie Sue Character Traits

-Character Change (Beginning/End)

-Problem/Solution

-Cause/Effect

-Story Retell

-Story Elements

The Recess Song (this can be displayed on the whiteboard or classroom door. Students sing throughout the school year when lining up for recess as a reminder to be a good recess friend! Color and black/white options included.

Writing Templates (4 versions per prompt) in FULL page and HALF page options

*these can be used alone or with the crafts*

-blank

-I am Not a Bully

-The Recess Queen (FREE IN PREVIEW DOWNLOAD)

-Mean Jean

-Katie Sue

-I am a Recess Friend

-No Bullies Allowed

-Our Recess Rules

-Be Kind

-Kindness

-Recess Friends

-I am a Friend

-Kind Words

-Dear Katie Sue

-Dear Mean Jean

**Please know that by purchasing this resource you are purchasing the rights to use these activities in a single classroom. If you plan to share this resource with other teachers, additional license(s) will need to be purchased.

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