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In this exercise, learners identify characters from an "Archie" comic and discuss the relevance of "Archie" to today's youth. They create public service advertisements featuring celebrities to address common concerns among teenagers in their communities.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 44 Downloads
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD students explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts describing Charlotte's silken praise for Wilber, young readers can extend their vocabulary and context clue skills.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 39 Views 234 Downloads
Character Traits in Fables
Combining art, music, dance, and reading comprehension, this lesson is geared to reach all ability levels. After reading a variety of fables and discussing story elements and character traits, class members select a moral to use as the basis of their own fable about two characters, one with foibles and one without.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 111 Views 747 Downloads
Here is a 46-slide presentation whose focus is on ways to describe characters in stories, how to create story characters, and how to show a character's personality in a student-created story. The colorful and engaging slides give lots and lots of great ideas for characterization.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 12 Views 53 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Yourself to a Character
First and second graders explore character as a story element. They listen to the first part of the story First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg and observe the teacher modeling a compare and contrast characters activity. Learners listen to the last part of the story, then complete a Venn diagram comparing themselves to the teacher character in the book.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 11 Views 86 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Letter to Sarah, Plain, and Tall
Patricia MacLachlan's novel Sarah, Plain and Tall serves as an excellent tool for examining point of view. During reading, the class thinks about how characters feel. Just before the climax of the novel, they write friendly letters to Sarah from the point of view of Anna or Caleb.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 249 Downloads
Work on narrative writing with this lesson, in which middle schoolers analyze the characters from a selected piece of literature and write narrative diary pieces as the character. They work to understand the point of view of the character and write from that point of view.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 98 Downloads
Students are introduced to literary elements and definitions in the worksheet Understanding Character but reading through each of the elements and definitions aloud. They read the story, "La Bamba" and identify examples of the literary elements on an overhead.
6th - 8th Language Arts 40 Views 119 Downloads
Children of Dune - Lesson Two
Students focus on the characters in fairy tales and to discuss their strengths and weaknesses. They watch the documentary "Women of Dune" and focus on its portrayal of power. Afterwards, they describe some of the super strengths that super heroes have, and some of the weaknesses that are fatal flaws for some characters.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
The Prince and the Pauper and Tom Sawyer
Ninth graders complete reading activities, projects, and essays as a part of a novel analysis for Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. In this novel analysis lesson plan, 9th graders complete a KWL chart for Mark Twain, complete close reading activities for the novel, complete quote analysis activities, group projects, and write an essay for the novel.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
9-12: Creating a Public Relations Campaign for a Historical/Literary Figure
Students create an advertisement or public relations strategy for a historical movement or figure, literary character, or idea. In this advertisement instructional activity, students are assigned a person, character, group, movement, or idea in which they consider numerous questions before creating an ad or statement.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 20 Downloads
Let's Face It
Students engage in the study of literature with the help of the internet and creating online profiles of characters found in selected readings. They conduct research on the characters before creating new profiles based upon the information.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Second graders practice analyzing character's feelings from various books read to them orally including "Elmer," by David McKee,"Weekend with Wendell," by Kevin Henkes and "Freckles," by Margery Cuyler. They create a diagram in Kidspiration to illustrate their descriptions and collaborate them with their fellow classmates.
2nd 21st Century Skills 5 Views 37 Downloads
"Batty" About Bats!!
First graders study the characteristics of bats which they place Think-sheet graphic organizers after listening to Janell Cannon's, Stellaluna. They use books, poems, the Internet and discussions for other activities which are parts of a week long study of bats.
1st Language Arts 10 Views 36 Downloads
Great Expectations: Character Analysis
Need a review of the key players in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations? Characters are identified and their roles detailed; however, no specifics from the novel are provided to support the descriptions. Beware the typos!
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Description as Mind Control: Using Details to Help Readers Visualize Your Story
The class listens to a descriptive passage from Gary Paulsen's novel Hatchet. The passage evokes mental images which pupils are instructed to illustrate. In small groups, they share their pictures. They discuss which words and details sparked the most powerful mental images.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 31 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable