Word Worms Activity

Lesson #3096

Create a variety of engaging projects with this movable critter.

Celebrate reading with creative, versatile Word Worms. Students may post their name, date, recent book read and author's name on different parts of the Word Worm. Alternatively, students may list several titles on each Word Worm to log their reading. Teachers can use Word Worms creatively for any lesson across curriculum.

Celebrate student reading with books and authors displayed on decorative Word Worms.

A10985-Sizzix Bigz XL Die - Word Worm

Supplies Used: Brads, Cardstock or Construction Paper, Punch, Marking Pen, Tape (Double-Sided)

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut Word Worm using several colors of cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Assemble with brads. Use hand punch as desired.
  3. Adhere Worm glasses and hat as desired.
  4. Label sections of Worm with book titles and authors (see Main Photo).

English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective

K-12: Standard 1

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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