Character Analysis Teacher Resources
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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...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Character's Motive: Sammy Keyes and the Hollywood Mummy
Sixth graders explore language arts by completing a reading comprehension worksheet. In this character study lesson, 6th graders read a crime story and investigate which character they belive committed the crime. Students complete a...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Civil Rights Movement
Learners learn about the civil rights movement and create a timeline to understand events in chronological order. In this history lesson, students work in groups to choose one activist from the Civil Right era to research. Learners then...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan 4: Creating Main Characters
Creating a good main character is a must when writing a creative narrative or novel. Elementary aged writers create main characters for the novel they are writing. They first use themselves as a models, then create a character as a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Semantic Feature Analysis Chart: The Outsiders
Cool! Do you ned a way to increase vocabulary development and study a story's characters? What a great idea. Use this semantic analysis chart to study new vocabulary and the characters that appear in The Outsiders. You could also use...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Compare and Contrast: Stanley Yelnats
After reading Holes, by Louis Sachair, learners focus on the main character of Stanley Yelnats. They will identify the traits he shares with his grandfather. To finish, they write an essay on one of the traits that Stanley possesses.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Dragonwings: Explore Chapters 1-5
If you are beginning Laurence Yep's Dragonwings, this will provide activities for the first five chapters. The objectives include making connections to oneself and the world, organizing information and events, vocabulary acquisition,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Literature Circle Guides: Shiloh
Response to literature and collaborative group discussion are the key foci of this thorough guide to teaching Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Newbery-winning novel Shiloh. Detailed sections enable readers to examine each chapter in depth....
5th - 9th English Language Arts
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...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
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,...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Vantage Points, Multiple Perspectives: Task 2 Day 4-5
Take a closer look at heroes and villains with your eighth graders. In order to understand how an author pulls from works of the past to create modern literature, the class discusses every thing they know about heroes and villains. A...
8th English Language Arts