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WONDER Character Traits

Character trait words connected to the study of WONDER by R. J. Polacio
STUDY
PLAY
adventurous
willing to take on new and daring experiences
anxious
worried and uncomfortable
ambitious
wanting to achieve a great deal and have lots of success

(The student was so ______________. She did extra credit every night!)
arrogant
Someone who feels and acts as if they are better than everyone else. Showing off their pride too much.
bold
fearless and daring
brilliant
very clever or smart
charming
someone who has a way of pleasing people with what you say and how you act.
cowardly
easily scared or frightened, having no courage

(My cat is so ____________. He always jumps at the smallest sound.)
cruel
very unkind
demanding
someone who needs a lot of attention from others
depressed
unhappy and sad for a long time
eager
wanting very much to do something; happily excited
energetic
active and lively
easygoing
someone who is flexible and relaxed most of the time
gloomy
A dark, hopeless feeling
graceful
moving or behaving in a smooth way that is nice to look at or be around
mature
someone older and wiser, acts like a grown-up (not childish)

(Your little brother is so thoughtful and good at sharing. He's really __________. Mine is really childish and goofy.)
faithful
someone you can always depend on; loyal
obedient
doing what one is asked or told, always; without questioning or complaining
intelligent
very smart and knows a lot
rude
someone who is not polite. He or she makes people angry because of their bad behavior or unkind words
sly
being sneaky or hardly noticeable
wise
able to understand important things
naive
over trusting of others because of little experience
impatient
in a hurry; unable to wait for something