Engage your students and challenge them to choose kindness with these print-and-go activities to supplement the book We’re All Wonders by R.J. Polacio.
We’re All Wonders is a picture book that accompanies the novel Wonder by RJ Polacio. It tells the story of Auggie, a young boy who has a disease that makes him look different from everyone else. Because of these differences he is often made fun of. But Auggie’s mom encourages him and tells him that he’s a wonder – or a special, unique boy. Auggie believes that everyone is a wonder, if you know how to look. The pages in this resource will extend your reading of this book and challenge your students to recognize that 1. They are wonders and 2. We need to choose kindness
This resource includes:
*We’re All Wonders graphic organizer
*Our Class is Full of Wonders – Have each of your students sign their name and display the poster on your classroom door.
*The Earth is Big Enough coloring page
*Kind or Unkind sorting activity
*I am a Wonder craft activity – each student creates a poster with positive character traits that describe themselves. Includes instructions and 6 different templates to choose from.
*An Imaginary Getaway visualizing activity
*An Imaginary Getaway visualizing activity with caption
*A Letter to a Wonder writing activity
*Changing the Way We See activity
Resource created by Jessica Lawler