The Big Cheese Activities

The Big Cheese activities are a scrumptious selection of educational delights, blending reading comprehension, creative expression, and character analysis. It’s a read-aloud recipe that nurtures sharp readers, imaginative writers, and empathetic humans. Join us for a slice of learning that’s simply too gouda to pass up! 

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44 pages

Grades PreK-3


The Big Cheese Activities are a delightful collection of printable adventures designed to complement the charming tale of The Big Cheese! With this pack, young learners will be able to slice through challenges with the ease of a cheese wire while developing their literacy and social skills. With these activities, you’ll navigate the curds and wheys of friendship and dissolve the barriers to effective communication.

Reading comprehension is reinforced while critical thinking skills are sharpened through sequencing, comparing and contrasting, and identifying the story’s theme. Analytical thinking, genre analysis, and thematic exploration are all part of this playful experience.

That’s not all! A trophy craftivity isn’t just a fun project; it echoes the story’s themes of achievement and perseverance. Additionally, coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities serve as fine motor finales, enhancing coordination and control.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Practice scissors skills.
  • Write about new activities or hobbies to try.
  • Write about the Big Cheese’s feelings.
  • Write character traits.
  • Sequence the story.
  • Alphabetize words.
  • Write a book review.
  • Write about the story’s lesson.
  • Compare and contrast Jory John books.
  • Complete a trophy craftivity.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills through included whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills through included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.

With these The Big Cheese activities, you’re not just teaching literacy; you’re nurturing future earth advocates, one page at a time. 

💙 Hungry from more flavorful learning fun? Enhance your reading escapades with these captivating book activities that are sure to add a slice of excitement into your read-alouds!

About the Book

The Big Cheese is the best at everything, and brags about it, too. When the annual Cheese-cathlon comes around, the Big Cheese is prepared to win, as always. What happens when the quiet new kid, Wedge Wedgeman, wins the race? Is a slice of humility all the Big Cheese needs to discover that some things are better than being the best? 

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