Diary of a Wimpy Kid: April
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
Do you remember Fregley? In April, we get to meet Fregley again. What funny things do you think Fregley might do or say?
Activity 1: Summarizing
Using the Summarizing worksheet, summarize Greg's sleepover at Fregley's house.
Activity 2: Expressions
Students work with a partner to research chapter expressions and explain their meanings.
Activity 3: Timeline
Put the events in order. Events Key
Activity 4: Subject, Verb, and Object
In this Quizizz game, students practice identifying subjects, verbs, and objects using content from the book.
Teacher resource: Subject, Verb, Object
Activity 5: Unpack the Writing Prompt
Teach students to decipher a writing prompt with this “unpacking” activity based on the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Teacher/Student resource: Unpacking the Prompt