Chrysanthemum Activities for PreK-5

Chrysanthemum activities reinforce the importance of names and kindness through art, vocabulary, character traits, and literacy elements.
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Chrysanthemum Activities That are Dandelion

Pair Chrysanthemum Novel Effect read-aloud with no prep book activities to keep students engaged. Select from over 20 activities that support English Language Arts and Math. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:

  • color a Chrysanthemum.
  • trace the main character.
  • illustrate their favorite meal.
  • create a new book cover.
  • complete word work.
  • complete a Venn diagram.
  • write about character traits.
  • sort vocabulary words.
  • write about the book’s theme.
  • complete a Chrysanthemum craft.
  • interact with story vocabulary.
  • play name games.
  • make a name acrostic poem.
  • reflect on story elements through discussion questions and writing prompts.

Use each activity to differentiate instruction for students, to offer them a choice in learning, or to focus on a specific skill.

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About this Book:

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes teaches readers the importance of names. It teaches them to respect everyone’s name and treat them with kindness.

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