Teaching Resource

Character Adjective Concertina Template - The Gingerbread Man

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: 1 - 3

A fun and creative way to learn about how adjectives can be used to describe a character’s appearance and personality.

Use this template when learning about the different parts of a sentence and how adjectives are used in writing to provide information about nouns.

This teaching resource is ideal to use in the classroom when reading, deconstructing and responding to the Fairy Tale of The Gingerbread Man.

After enjoying a shared reading experience of The Gingerbread Man:

  • discuss how adjectives are used to give information about characters in the story
  • identify adjectives within the text
  • brainstorm adjectives that describe the Gingerbread Man
  • complete the steps to create a character concertina
  • make a vibrant classroom display.





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    • ACELA1468

      Understand that nouns represent people, places, concrete objects and abstract concepts; that there are three types of nouns: common, proper and pronouns; and that noun groups/phrases can be expanded using articles and adjectivesElaborationsexploring ...

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    Fabian Ferretti De Luca

    My class loves it so whoever made it thanks for it

    bye from Fabian

    Fabian Ferretti De Luca · Jul 1st, 2019

    Alison Smith

    Hi Fabian, thanks for the positive feedback. I loved making this resource and am so happy that your class are enjoying it.

    Have a great day.

    Alison Smith · Jul 4th, 2019

    Zuriette Du Plessis

    So looking forward to use this! I know the kids would love it. Thank you.

    Zuriette Du Plessis · May 2nd, 2018

    Alison Smith

    Hi Zuriette, thanks for your positive comment. I love this resource too and can’t wait to see inspiring photos of Character Concertinas being created in classrooms in many different ways. I hope that your class has great fun using this resource.
    Have a great day,

    Alison Smith · May 3rd, 2018

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      Addition by Alison Smith Apr 27th, 2018

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