Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game

Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
Thelma the Unicorn - Character Traits & Feelings Game
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Thelma the Unicorn Character Traits & Feelings Yes/No Game is the perfect book companion to undetake whilst learning about character traits and feelings. In this character trait and feelings game students will make inferences about the characters in order to sort character trait and feeling cards under the yes or no heading. Thelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey is a beautiful story, that has a a central message about learning to love who you are! This character trait and feeling game will assist students with expanding their vocabulary and consolidate their understanding of character traits and feelings. It will also allow students to look at how Thelma changes throughout the story.

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♥ Literacy centers

♥ Early Finishers

♥ Assessment

♥ Whole class discussion

♥ Play with a buddy or independently

♥ Book Companion

The game includes:

  • Yes/No heading cards
  • 4 character cards –Oris, Thelma the Unicorn (beginning, middle and end of the story)
  • 48 character trait cards

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 card or feeling cards to place under the yes or no heading, and put the remaining 4 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 at the end of the story Thelma was confident as she said, "I would rather just be me."

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 or feeling. 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 or feeling.

•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 and feelings. This game also promote lots of discussion with the class about character traits and feelings. Answers may vary with students as they have different beliefs and personal opinions.

Please see the preview for a closer look at some of the game cards.

Please rate my product when you get a chance. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated.

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