Character Analysis Teacher Resources
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Scrapbook Project for Novels
Tired of the five-paragraph essay? Try this unique project idea that can be adapted for any novel. Readers creatively explore character, setting, and plot with a scrapbooking assignment. This source includes a sample project for How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents, which explains both the format and assessment of the assignment.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 56 Downloads
Reading and Writing for Understanding: Booker T. and Langston Hughes
Explore famous Americans by viewing a slide-show presentation and reading their works. Learners view images of poetry by Langston Hughes and famous writings by Booker T. Washington. They read the book More Than Anything Else, and complete a story analysis worksheet.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 85 Downloads
Sorting Characters in More Than One Way
Introduce your class to characterization. Familiar story characters are sorted into "good" and "bad" categories based on the characters' personalites and actions in the story. The class discusses and describes characters they have read about and generates a list of common character traits.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 14 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Do You Have Character?
Sixth graders read Katherine Paterson's novel, Bridge to Terabithia, and watch a video of Maurice Sendak's book, Where the Wild Things Are. They examine the characters in both stories that share similar characteristics. Students use the labels "static" and "dynamic" when considering the characters from the stories.
6th Language Arts 8 Views 28 Downloads
Read two stories and compare and contrast two characters using the Venn diagram included. The activities focus on identifying the characters' actions, emotions, and motives. Then the class discusses the characters' similarities and differences.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 49 Downloads
Because of Winn-Dixie Scrapbook
Here is a fun resource that your kids will love. While reading the book Because of Winn-Dixie, they analyze the story's main characters by creating an online scrapbook. The purpose is to have them identify character traits and use textual evidence to support their ideas.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 201 Downloads
Students analyze a piece of writing by creating diary entries based on a character. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read an assigned book with their classmates and create a sketch of what they believe the main character looks like.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 24 Downloads
Black Boy: Literature Study Guide
Designed to be used for homeschool learning or independent reading, the extensive templates and activities that make up this resource are not specifically designed for Richard Wright’s Black Boy, but can be used with any narrative text. Learners establish a reading schedule, create a vocabulary list, craft and answer questions, complete response activities, and fill in plot and character maps.
9th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
The Greatest Story Ever Told Literature Study Guide
Designed for independent reading or for homeschool learning, the templates included in this resource can be used with any narrative and would make a fine addition to your curriculum file. Templates include an assignments summary page, vocabulary matrix, literature response activities, literature response questions, story plot flow chart, and a character map graphic organizer.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Know Before You Go: Anticipating and Previewing Difficult Texts such as The Bluest Eye
Support your scholars with these anticipatory questions to go along with The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. The objective, rationale, and teacher instructions are clearly explained, followed by an anticipation guide for pages 81-93 and the Soaphead Church Chapter.
11th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads
Lesson 3: Creating Well Developed Characters
Through deep class discussion and peer-to-peer collaboration, young novelists begin to create a well-developed character for their narratives. They discuss physical and abstract antagonists, character types, and character traits. This is only one part of a longer project, but it could be incorporated into any writing unit.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 96 Downloads
In this writing worksheet, students discover that a character sketch in writing helps to create vivid and powerful stories. Students examine a picture of a character and fill out a web, answering questions about her and then writing a story about the character they have invented.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
Students read and analyze the fictional novel Leslie's Journal. Throughout this extended lesson, students are encouraged to respond to thematic concerns and evaluate the plausibility of the text and characters. Many self-reflective activities are suggested to allow for deeper analysis.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
The Landlady Pre-Reading: The Characters
Prepare your class to read "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl with these pre-reading activities about the two main characters in the story. This resource provides a brief overview of the story as well as excerpts from the text that describe each character.
5th - 7th Language Arts 12 Views 122 Downloads
Story Summaries; The Three Little Pigs
Students explore language arts by completing a graphic organizer in class. In this story structure lesson, students read the classic tale "The Three Little Pigs" and discuss the main characters, conflict and setting. Students complete a four square graphic organizer using the information they found in the book.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 16 Downloads
Historical Fiction: A Wealth of Interpretations
Historical fiction becomes a platform for exploring different perspectives. The class makes predictions based on illustrations, completes Venn diagrams to compare and contrast differing points of view, and to think about how characters change.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 8 Views 148 Downloads
Boys Will Be Boys...Right?
Through this exercise, high schoolers identify character traits present in Romeo and Juliet. They listen to an excerpt from "The Office of Christian Parents: Showing How Children Are to be Governed" and participate in a Socratic discussion about how the "Romeo and Juliet" character traits support a "nature" or "nurture" viewpoint.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
You Know, What's -his-name. Yeah, that guy
Students rewrite part of a novel in play format and act it out. In this character lesson, students recognize the attributes of the main characters and their relationships. Students relate their word choice to the genre. Students reflect on the performance of their peers.
6th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Tortoise and the Hare-Compare and Contrast
In need of a lesson to use on your next trip to the computer lab? Students use Microsoft Word to compose a paper comparing the the main characters from the fable, The Tortoise and The Hair. They need to write an introduction, one paragraph explaining similarities, one explaining differences, and a conclusion.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads