The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle

The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
The Wild Christmas Reindeer - Character Traits Bundle
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  1. Want fun and engaging literacy center activities for reviewing character traits for the popular story, The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett? This Christmas book companion consists of a variety of cut and paste activities, NO PREP worksheets, and a roll a die game which provides students with add
  2. Want a fun and interactive Christmas book companion to help teach your students about character traits? This book companion is for the story, 'The Wild Christmas Reindeer', by Jan Brett. It includes a variety of character trait & physical trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables. Th
  3. The Wild Christmas Reindeer Character Traits Yes/No Game is the perfect book companion to undertake in December leading up to Christmas! In this character trait game, students will be making inferences about characters, in order to sort the character trait cards under the yes or no headings. 'The Wi
  4. The Wild Christmas Reindeer - 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. These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences ab
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The Wild Christmas Reindeer Character Traits Bundle - 123 pages - 4 fun filled character traits, physical traits and feelings products combined into one bundle! This kit will save you over 30% off! It includes a variety of activities, and NO PREP printables to assist students to consolidate their understanding of character traits for the popular story, 'The Wild Christmas Reindeer' by Jan Brett. Activities include: sorting worksheets, cut and paste activities, yes/no game, bubble maps and task cards.

Product Use

♥ Literacy centers

♥ Morning work

♥ Assessment

♥ Homework

♥ Book Companion

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Differentiated Character Trait Activities

Want fun and engaging literacy center activities for reviewing character traits for the popular story, The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett? This Christmas book companion consists of a variety of cut and paste activities, NO PREP worksheets, and a roll a die game which provides students with additional practice to review character traits and physical traits for the characters in the story. This character trait kit is a great story to undertake during the month of December, leading up to Christmas!

Product includes differentiated worksheets in color and black lined:

♥Cut and paste 4 matching character traits to describe Teeka’s qualities at the beginning of the story.

♥Cut and paste 4 matching character traits to describe Teeka’s qualities in the middle of the story.

♥Cut and paste 4 matching physical traits to describe Teeka’s appearance.

♥Cut and paste 4 matching character traits to describe the reindeer’s qualities at the beginning of the story.

♥Cut and paste 4 matching character traits to describe the reindeer’s qualities at the end of the story.

♥Cut and paste 4 matching physical traits to describe the reindeer’s appearance.

♥Answer sheets/anchor charts - answer sheets are included for all cut and paste activities above which can be used as anchor charts to display on your bulletin board.

♥For students who have a good understanding about character traits and physical traits, they can use the bubble maps to write their own traits to describe the characters.

♥Roll a Die Activity - Students will roll a die and find evidence in the story to match the character trait for the character in the story. Use the templates to record the character trait and evidence. See example provided for the character trait restless. Alternatively students could record their responses in their books or on a mini whiteboard.

Yes/No Character Trait Game

The Wild Christmas Reindeer Character Traits Yes/No Game is the perfect book companion to undertake in December leading up to Christmas! In this character trait game, students will be making inferences about characters, in order to sort the character trait cards under the yes or no headings. 'The Wild Christmas Reindeer ' by Jan Brett character trait game will expand students' vocabulary, and consolidate their understanding of character traits.

Product Use

♥ Game

♥ Literacy centers

♥ Early Finishers

♥ Assessment

♥ Whole class discussion

♥ Play with a buddy or independently

♥ Book Companion

The game consists of:

• 2 heading - yes/no

• teacher instructions

• 48 character trait cards

• 7 character cards - Santa, Teeka at the beginning, middle and end of the story, and the reindeers at the beginning, middle and end of the story.

This yes/no game can be played with 1-2 players, small group or played as a whole class. To play as a group:

•Students sit around a circular table or on the carpet. Place the headings yes and no in the middle of the circle.

•If group of 6 students, give each student 8 character trait cards to place under the yes or no heading, and put the remaining 4 character trait cards aside.

•Students take it in turn to select a character card and sort their cards under the correct heading.

•Ask each student to provide evidence or a reason why they think the character displays that character trait or not. For example Teeka was affectionate in the middle of the story when she hugged the reindeer.

Option 2 - Play Corners - whole class game

•Stick the heading yes in one corner of the room and no in another corner.

•Teacher calls out a character trait. Students walk to the yes or no corner.

•Select a student to give a reason why they went to the yes or no corner for that particular character trait.

•If the students went to the wrong corner then they are out of the game.

•Keep playing until you have a winner or small group of students who are left.

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 Trait Sorting - Differentiated Worksheets

This kit includes a variety of character trait & physical trait sorting cut and paste activities and printables. The kit also consists of worksheets to cater for students who have a good understanding about character traits & physical traits. 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 Teeka’s traits into physical traits (appearance) and character traits (qualities).

• Worksheet - students list their own character traits and physical traits to describe Teeka. Students will describe Teeka’s appearance.

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits to match Teeka at the beginning and middle of the story.

• Worksheet - students list their own character traits to describe Teeka at the beginning and middle of the story. Students will complete the sentence: I infer Teeka is …

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet –sort the reindeer’s traits into physical traits (appearance) and character traits (qualities).

• Worksheet - students list their own character traits and physical traits to describe the reindeers. Students will describe the reindeer’s appearance.

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the character traits to match the reindeers at the beginning and end of the story.

• Worksheet - students list their own character traits to describe the reindeers at the beginning and end of the story. Students will complete the sentence: I infer the reindeers are….

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the synonyms for the character traits: firm and kind.

• Cut and paste sorting worksheet – sort the synonyms and antonyms for the character trait: wild.

• Answer sheets for all cut and paste sorting activities provided.

Multiple Choice Task Cards

The Wild Christmas Reindeer - 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. These multiple choice questions will allow your students to make inferences about characters. The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett, is the perfect book companion to incorporate into your class during the festive season!

Product Use

♥ Literacy centers

♥ Assessment

♥ Scoot

♥ Class discussions

♥ Early finishers

The kit consists of:

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

• Student response sheet

• Answer Sheet

Please see the preview for a closer look at each individual product.

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