Get your kiddos thinking of all the possible ways they might describe themselves, a friend, or a character in a book with this load of fun character traits word search puzzle worksheet. Kids will need to hunt down different words to complete the puzzle. The words are hidden in all directions and some words overlap making this a challenging word search. This word search activity is super helpful to introduce students to a variety of character traits and to help build their vocabulary.
Identifying character traits is an approachable way to get students used to the rigorous expectations for deep thinking about literature. Students must use text clues to make inferences, and they must also be able to support their answers with details from the plot. Character discussions can be great for building vocabulary and helping students build a bank of interesting adjectives they can use as they begin writing their own stories. Children who learn character traits have better success in relationships both at school and outside of school. Thus, word search on character traits encourages the brain to stay focused and would be good for beginners, maybe kindergarten to about second grade. The words are either vertically or horizontally hidden.
Identifying character traits is an important foundational skill. Whether this is your first year teaching reading or looking for some new ideas to incorporate into your classroom, I hope you’ll find some ideas and ready-to-use resources you can add to your lesson plans for this skill. These free word search puzzles will keep the kids learning are provided with fun themes. Print them and use them as part of party time activities or in a classroom to add fun to any word learning activities.
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