Diary of a Wimpy Kid: October
Summary and Vocabulary Playlist
Activity 1: Vocabulary Videos
Students watch the videos (link leads to the vocabulary page on our website with links to the videos) and make a list of signs they didn't know before watching.
Using Flipgrid, students create a video to teach other students at least three of the vocabulary words they learned. (The teacher may want to assign the words, so there is no repetition.)
Vocabulary Activity 2: Quizlet
Students go to quizlet.com to practice vocabulary words from the videos. Teachers who have an account can copy the quiz to their classroom set. To sign up for a free account, visit the Quizlet website.
Vocabulary Activity 3: Puzzles
What is your favorite holiday? Why?
Activity 1: Summarizing
Using the Summarizing worksheet, summarize Greg and Rowley’s adventures on Halloween night.
Activity 2: Expressions
Students work with a partner to research chapter expressions and explain their meanings.
Activity 3: Timeline
Activity 4: Fakebook Profile for Greg
Class discussion before worksheet:
Discuss with students their feelings about Greg. Do they like him? Why or why not? Ask them to give examples from the chapter that show what kind of person Greg is—his physical appearance, his personality, and his behaviors.
Activity 5: Haunted House
Students work with a partner to create a list of activities for a haunted house.