The Invisible Boy Activities for K-5

Through writing prompts, character analysis, and games, The Invisible Boy activities continue to teach students the importance of including others.
Invisible Boy book cover with thumbnail images of free activity sheets and Novel Effect app on phone

The Invisible Boy Activities

Nobody likes to feel excluded. Brian’s story shows kids how exclusion feels and how kindness makes a difference. As they respond to writing prompts, identify character traits, and learn about small ripples of kindness, The Invisible Boy activities continue this lesson. The included activities support English Language Arts and Social Emotional Learning. Through the activities included, students will be able to:

  • illustrate ways to be inclusive.
  • respond to writing prompts.
  • write a positive note to Brian.
  • identify character traits.
  • compare and contrast the change throughout the story.
  • identify soundscape elements that enhance the story.
  • play Kind Kingdom.
  • play Entourage.
  • create a kindness tree.
  • reflect on and respond to discussion questions and writing prompts.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.

Download The Invisible Boy Activities

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About the Book and Soundscape

Brian feels invisible in his class; like no one sees him. Then a new boy shows up at school. When Justin joins the class, Brian befriends him and they learn the importance of inclusion. Through the soundscape, little learners are able to experience the emotions throughout the story.

Download the Novel Effect App to bring stories to life with music and sounds that respond to your voice.

Download the Novel Effect app to bring stories to life with music and sound that respond to your voice. 

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