Wemberly Worried Activities

Don’t fret about lesson planning! Wemberly Worried activities use a blend of comprehension, creative writing, and hands-on activities to foster deep understanding of the story. These activity packets help you and students embark on a literary adventure and make personal and global connections. 

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Deepen understanding and connection to the story with Wemberly Worried activities. Students will delve into the feelings, identify story elements, and even practice fine motor skills! Through fun, hands-on activities, they’ll hone their language skills. From tracing lines and letters to sorting nouns, verbs, and adjectives. After reading aloud the story, these creative activities help students explore and learn about feelings.

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

  • trace lines and letters.
  • recall story events. 
  • analyze characters’ feelings.
  • write character traits. 
  • sequence the story.
  • illustrate story elements.
  • determine cause and effect.
  • sort nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
  • practice ending punctuation.
  • sort facts and opinions.
  • explore story vocabulary and shades of meaning.
  • write about the story’s lesson.
  • make text to self, text to text, and text to world connections.
  • respond to writing prompts.
  • fine motor skills: tracing, coloring, cutting and gluing included.
  • use discussion dice, social emotional writing prompts included.
  • writing skills: writing prompts and writing templates.
  • discussion skills: discussion prompts included.
  • write a class comic. 
  • test reading comprehension with a digital game on quizizz.
  • create worry stones.

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

Wemberly worried about everything. No matter how big or small, Wemberly worried. Regardless of time of day, Wemberly worried. But the thing that worried Wemberly the most was the first day of school. Once there, she makes new friends and has so much fun that there’s no time to worry!  

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