The Recess Queen Activities

The Recess Queen is a perfect story to discuss how to treat one another, proper recess behavior, and how feeling included is so important. The Recess Queen activities pack is filled with comprehension strategies that you can use to differentiate for your learners. There are also writing and word work activities. Students will have fun creating either the Mean Jean craft topper or Katie Sue.


The Recess Queen activities included:

Colorful Posters:

  • 6 questions for a ring
  • Character poster
  • Setting poster
  • Character cards
  • Setting Cards

Reading Strategies:

  • Predicting
  • Characters 3
  • Setting 3
  • Character Analysis 2
  • Message
  • Problem
  • Solution


  • Descriptive Prewriting & Writing
  • Opinion Prewriting & Writing


  • Survey and Graphing

Sorts (Colorful)

  • Good and Poor Recess Choices 9 pages
  • Vocabulary 7 pages


  • Mean Jean paper topper craft
  • Katie Sue paper topper craft


  • ABC Order
  • Syllables
  • Word Search

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