The Dot Activities (Spanish Translation)

Dive into creativity and explore growth mindset during Dot Day, or everyday, with The Dot activities. Now translated in Spanish! 

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25 pages

Grades K-5


Take your creativity to the next level with The Dot activities – translated in Spanish! Let your inner artist out as you explore growth mindsets and self-discovery. Students will design their own dots, describe their talents, and compare themselves to Vashti. There’s more to Dot Day than art and creativity! In addition, they’ll discover character traits and consider the story’s main theme. Explore the differences between ‘growth mindset’ and ‘fixed mindset’ as students reflect on their impact. With The Dot activities, the canvas of possibilities stretches as far as one’s imagination!

  • draw a picture beginning with a dot.
  • create a pattern with dots.
  • illustrate an art show.
  • write about themselves.
  • describe Vashti with character traits.
  • write how Vashti changed.
  • complete Venn diagram.
  • complete Frayer model.
  • complete sentence starters.
  • write sentences using story vocabulary.
  • creates an art gallery.
  • make art with plates, thumbprints, cotton swabs, or candy.
  • learn a new skill.
  • better understand growth mindset.
  • reflect on the story through discussion questions and writing prompts.
  • Quizziz for the book!

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book and Soundscape

In Peter H. Reynolds's The Dot, readers learn how to take risks and develop a growth mindset. With the Novel Effect soundscape, readers can feel how it feels to become more confident and proud of their creative abilities. 

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