Growth Mindset Picture Book Literature Unit Companion Activities BUNDLE #2:
Growth Mindset Picture Book Activities Literature Unit BUNDLE #2: This growth mindset picture book literature unit companion bundle for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade includes activities for We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio, Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall, and Bubble Gum Brain by Julia Cook.
These growth mindset picture book activities include these titles:
We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio Activities:
We’re All Wonders contains powerful messages for elementary students. This product was created for 2nd-4th graders (though you can modify it to use with grade levels outside this range).
This product includes the following:
- Teacher tips
- Journal prompts
- No-prep worksheets
- A newspaper template
- A craftivity
- Vocabulary for discussion
- A mini-booklet with sentence starters on each of 8 pages (half-sheets)
- Compare and contrast
- A quote poster
- Discussion activities
These activities are sure to get your students thinking about how they can make this world a better place, one wonder at a time!
Bubble Gum Brain by Julia Cook Activities:
This growth mindset picture book activities product is a winner for any classroom teacher trying to instill perseverance and a growth mindset in their students. Though the book itself is appropriate for any elementary classroom, this literature companion was created with 2nd-4th graders in mind. If you teach a grade level above or below that, please check the preview and thumbnails before purchasing (or contact me with questions).
This literature unit for Bubble Gum Brain includes the following:
- Teacher Tips
- Bubble Gum Brain – Brick Brain printable
- Two writing prompts
- Reframing brick brain comments
- A newspaper template
- Quote banner templates (5 quotes with corresponding writing pages to be printed front-to-back or on separate sheets)
- A hot air balloon craftivity
Many of the components are pictured in the thumbnails and/or preview.
Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall Activities:
The activities in the literature companion focus more on the concepts presented in the story and less on the content (although comprehension questions are included in list form and task card form).
This file includes the following:
- Six vocabulary cards
- 14 discussion question task cards and optional answer sheets
- When I feel nervous… brainstorm
- Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset
- Newspaper Template
- The Power of Yet
- Idioms anchor chart and printable
- Similes and Metaphors anchor chart and printable
- Making Inferences anchor charts
- Making Inferences printable and answer key
You will also find several pages of information and anchor charts related to figurative language (idioms, similes, and metaphors).
Please check out the preview for Jabari Jumps before purchasing, and let me know if you have any questions!
These activities are perfect for teachers or counselors helping students develop a growth mindset and understand that it’s normal to have fears and anxieties. Please let me know if you have questions before purchasing this literature unit.
NOTE: THIS FILE INCLUDES A DIGITAL DISTANCE LEARNING OPTION!
This product includes a digital option (as well as the no prep printable option). The instructions for utilizing the digital portion appear at the end of the packet.
These PDF files contain over 100 PDF pages + Google Slides™.