Grant never wants to share his things. When his friends come over, he will only let them play with the toys that he does not want to play with. He does not ever give his friends a chance to use his things or share any of his snacks or treats. If someone tries to share his things, he throws a fit and takes all of his things and goes home.
Grant is a very _______________ boy.
Mary had been trying to solve the same math problem for an hour. She kept writing and rewriting the problem over and over again. When she kept getting the wrong answer, she put her hands on her head, leaned back in her chair and said, “I quit!!!! I will never get it right!!!” Then she tore up the paper and threw it away.
Mary felt ___________ trying to solve the problem.
Jose was jumping up and down and watching out the window. He could not wait for his mother to get home. She was bringing his new baby sister home for the first time. He wanted to see her and play with her for the first time. He checked the clock and counted down the minutes until it was finally 4:00 p.m.
Jose was ____________ to see his new baby sister.
Kammy packed her own bag and put her pajamas, toothbrush, and favorite teddy bear in the bag. It was her first sleepover. She had never spent the night away from her home or family before. Kammy was not sure about what the night would be like at Christy’s house. She wanted to go, but she did not want her mother to leave.
Spending the night at her friend’s house made Kammy __________.
Daisey worked hard at every practice she went to. She kicked the soccer ball in her front yard for about an hour each day. When her coach told her she needed to fix things, she listened carefully and did what he said. It did not matter if it was cold or hot, or rainy or sunny. Daisey was always ready to go play soccer, no matter what the weather.
Daisey was a very _____________ soccer player.
As soon as Christiana got home, she would always put her backpack away and get started on her homework quickly. She knew that she only had an hour to do her work, so she did not waste any time. She did not turn the television or the radio on because she knew it would distract her from her work. She did not stop until she was done with everything.
Christiana is a very _____________ student.
Adrian wanted to dunk a basketball more than anything. He would not give up until he could do it. He would work in the gym for hours practicing his steps and jumping at just the right time and place on the court. Even though he knew it would be difficult, Adrian kept trying and never gave up.
Adrian’s hard work shows that he was ____________.
Melissa loved being around her baby cousin. She always made sure that he had all of the toys and snacks that he needed. She played with him and made sure that he was happy. As soon as her cousin started to cry, she would hop up and get whatever he needed. She always wanted him to be happy.
Melissa is a very ___________ cousin.
Katie wanted to go to the party. She did not want to wait any more for her mom to finish her errands. She kept asking her mother “Are you done yet?” and “When can we go to the party?” She crossed her arms and huffed and puffed. Then she started kicking her feet on the back of her mother’s seat and whining.
Katie was very ______________.
Aiden always said “please” and “thank you” when he asked for things. If he bumped into someone he said “excuse me.” He never interrupted others when they were speaking and waited patiently for his turn. He also held the doors for others and never cut in the line. Aiden always considered the feelings of others and never said anything hurtful or mean to anyone.
Aiden was always ____________ to others.
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