Character Analysis Teacher Resources
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Sparrow Hawk Red - Attribute Web
A useful scaffold to help your class with character analysis and text interpretation. Questions about characters from Sparrow Hawk Red by Ben Mikaelsen guide your young readers to describe a character literally, along with interpreting how they feel and behave.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Jamaica Teaches Moral Lessons
Young readers analyze a character from a story, discovering her dilemmas and problems. In this character analysis lesson, students analyze a character named Jamaica in a few different stories. They discover the problems she's going through and create solutions for her.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Why do people commit crimes? Middle schoolers investigate characters' motives for committing a crime in a character analysis lesson plan. 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 22 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss is the focus of this character analysis lesson. The class makes a chart noting the names of specific characters in the book, noting attributes that define each character. They discuss bullying and peer pressure, then sketch the girls from the book, creating a metaphor that represents each.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Discussion Questions for Shakespeare's Julius Caeser
Do not let Julius Caesar be Greek to your pupils. Rather, make the play a dish fit for hungry minds. Encourage your class members to lend their ears to a series of rich discussion questions so that they can become masters of the play, as well as of themselves.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 70 Downloads
Fifth graders analyze a character from the book, Holes. In this character analysis lesson, 5th graders choose a character from the book to act out and another student interviews the assumed character. Students make a list of questions for the interview.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Who's Who?: An Analysis of Main Characters in Core Knowledge Short Stories
How does character perspective affect a short story? Use this lesson to review the concept of point of view. First, middle schoolers read short stories and conduct character analysis to explain different points of view. They examine each short story through the eyes of another in this unit.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 207 Downloads
New Review Bulletin Board Project
Imagine a project that informs and entertains. Replace book reports with a bulletin board that highlights all the important elements of a novel. Readers research the author, create a timeline of events in the story, write a character analysis, compare characters, identify symbols, significant lines, figurative language, and much more.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young readers' reading comprehension and character analysis skills.
7th Language Arts 10 Views 73 Downloads
The Apprentices Masterpiece: Novel Analysis
Middle and high schoolers analyze The Apprentice's Masterpiece. Various proven pre, during, and post-teaching strategies are utilized to connect medieval history to our modern-day understanding of the persecution of minorities. Character analysis is also a key component of this extended instructional activity.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "The Sign of Four", Chapter 9 "A Break in the Chain"
If you're teaching The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, focus on chapter 9 with this resource. It includes a journal writing prompt, character analysis, discussion on an important quote, and a plot review. It culminates with a quiz; however, it is not included.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students investigate point of view and analyze the effect it has on conflict resolution. In this point of view lesson, students read a familiar children's story and discuss the points of view and conflicts in it. Students read alternative endings for the stories and complete a web search for fractured fairy tales.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 39 Downloads
Christmas at Mud Flat Lesson Plan
Students analyze the characters in the book Christmas at Mud Flat. In this early childhood lesson plan, students analyze characters in the book, then choose which character they personally identify with the most. Students then use character dominoes to build a tower and discuss how each character is important in the group and how they are relied upon.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students analyze a controversial character from a literature selection. Working in small groups they analyze the character's involvement in the story and how it relates to real life experiences using an included rubric. Each group presents their analysis of their chosen controversial character.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 35 Downloads
Literary Response and Anaylsis: The Great Gatsby
Twelfth graders complete character analysis activities for The Great Gatsby. In this character analysis lesson, 12th graders read the first four chapters of the novel. Students work in learning tiers to analyze Nick Carroway, Tom, and Daisy Buchanan.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
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 7 Views 25 Downloads
In this character analysis worksheet, students read the story, circle the words about the main character, and fill in the chart with clues that relate to how out of shape he is. Students then think about their favorite character in a book or TV show, find a word or phrase that describes the character, and record the clues that support the description.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Jason and the Argonauts
In this character analysis worksheet, students review eleven different characters after reading a story called "Jason and the Golden Fleece". Students choose a word out of the character box and a word out of the action box in order to best describe each of the characters.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads