Character Analysis Teacher Resources
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How Characters Get What They Want
Sixth graders analyze the primary force that drives a character's actions in a character analysis lesson. In this character analysis lesson, 6th graders analyze how characters present their actions and participate in a group activity carting an action to fulfill objectives.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 27 Downloads
Jem in "To Kill a Mockingbird": Fun Trivia Quiz
An in-depth quiz on Jem from Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, this quiz combines basic recall skills with some plot and character analysis. Unlike many Fun Trivia quizzes, the content of this quiz deals with plot events and character attributes that are relevant to the readings' purpose.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Folktales and Ecology: Animals and Humans in Cooperation and Conflict
Story elements such as conflict, character analysis, resolution, and moral are discussed and charted as elementary children read folktales involving animals. An element of science is also introduced as learners discover what a keystone species is and consider the role animals play in the ecosystem.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 81 Downloads
Because of Winn-Dixie
Readers analyze an excerpt from Kate DiCamillo's novel Because of Winn-Dixie. They read silently, and then hear it read aloud. Definitions for underlined vocabulary words are in the margin, and other potentially difficult words are in bold.
3rd Language Arts 111 Views 594 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Small Group Discussion Questions
Support a class reading of the novel Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this series of discussion questions. Covering a variety of topics from character and setting to historical accuracy and symbolism, these questions challenge young readers to think critically about the story.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Making connections with characters in literature is a great way to engage young children in reading. This task is made much easier with this Venn diagram template that asks young learners to compare and contrast themselves with a character they have read about.
K - 6th Language Arts 29 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Wizard of Earthsea: Character Development
Ged, the main character in A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, goes though many changes over the course of the novel. Ask your class to look at his development through the first eight chapters. Pupils discuss Ged's relationship with fear, examine their own relationships with fear, and compose portraits of Ged that show his changes in character and the steps it took him to get where is he is at this point in the text.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Tale to Tell!
A creative spin occurs when one pupil acts as author Ann M. Martin. Using a Q & A at the back of her book A Dog's Life, other classmates ask the "author" questions. They discuss the reasons why they know the book is from a first-person perspective.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 281 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students study the character education traits of honesty and friendship. For this character education lesson, students discuss the words fib and riddle. Students read a story about a dishonest boy. Students complete a character analysis worksheet for the main characters.
2nd - 3rd Health 13 Views 35 Downloads
Let's Trade! The Prince and the Pauper
Sixth graders read and analyze the novel, The Prince and the Pauper. They examine character development, discuss opinions using text, and develop and present a slide show demonstrating the development of a character from the beginning to the end of the book.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Composing and Illustrating Homeric Similes
If you're beginning The Odyssey and would like to address figurative language and basic story elements, this resource could be useful. Over the course of two days, class members identify the main events, explore characters, identify figurative language, create their own similes, and write and illustrate a children's book version of a section of the poem.
9th Language Arts 6 Views 106 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
English Literature Circle Discussion
Students participate in literary circles to analyze characters, critique writing, discuss events, and story elements. In this literary circles lesson plan, students take responsibility for their learning as a member of the group. Students tape and self-evaluate how they've participated to further discussion for the next book.
7th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads
Why do people commit crimes? Middle schoolers investigate characters' motives for committing a crime in a character analysis lesson. First, they read the book Chasing Vermeer and identify the suspects. They then record the details about the characters on the included character chart.
5th - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
Second graders use literature journals and discussion groups to summarize and improve their reading comprehension. In this reading skills lesson, 2nd graders discuss animals they've loved and read the story The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses.
2nd Language Arts 12 Views 32 Downloads
Women Call Out: The Personal Narrative
After reading and discussing several personal narratives written by women in the 1920's, class members write a personal narrative of their own about a time in their lives they felt controlled. Sample narratives can be accessed through HRC’s “American Twenties” collection.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Tomie dePaola's Adelita: A Bio Poem
Students write a biographical poem. They read "Adelita," a Mexican Cinderella story. Students analyze character traits of Adelita. They write a biographical poem about her. Students write a biographical poem about themselves.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
Remembrance of Yours--Analyzing Characters Using Mementos
Learners choose two characters in Hamlet and symbolize the characters with an object, or find an object that the characters might carry. In this Hamlet lesson, students find an object to represent each character they choose. The object should be no larger than a shoebox and labeled with an explanation of why the object was chosen and a quotation from the text about the character.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Character Bust Ceramic Art Lesson Plan
Pupils read a story and then create a bust based on a character in the story. Another option is for the students to create a bust, generate a character analysis and then write a story for the bust. Pupils follow step by step directions to create the bust.
K - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads