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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 76 Views 730 Downloads
Civil War Personalities
Learners explore Civil War heroes. For this American history and character development lesson, students work in a group to read a biography of a Civil War hero and list character traits this leader exhibited. Learners match these character traits with a person they know now, and share why they chose that person as a role model.
4th - 8th Health 16 Views 49 Downloads
Character Traits: Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear
Lensey Namioka’s Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear provides an opportunity for young readers to observe how writers bring their characters to life. Each class member selects a character to trace through the novel, recording character traits and finding examples to show how these distinctive features are revealed.
5th - 8th Language Arts 24 Views 68 Downloads
Exploring Character Traits and Actions
Exploring character traits is a fascinating process. First, read Song of the Trees, by Mildred Taylor, and then utilize technology to determine the character traits of the main characters from the story. The Microsoft Word files needed to complete the lesson are embedded in the plan.
6th Language Arts 20 Views 63 Downloads
CREATING A CHARACTER TRAIT MOBILE FROM THE OPERA THE LITTLE PRINCE
Students create a mobile that includes each of the six planets. They list the character traits of each of the characters from the six planets visited by the Prince. They present their project to the class and teacher.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 47 Downloads
Quick as a Cricket Lesson Plan
Teaching young learners about similes is easy as pie with this primary grade language arts lesson. Following a class reading of the children's book, Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood, young readers learn the definition of a simile as they look at the numerous examples presented in the story.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 29 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Illustrating Character Traits
Learners define character traits. In this character trait lesson, students work in small groups to create an illustrated character trait sheet. They include the trait, a definition, a matching illustration, and use the word in a sentence.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 108 Downloads
Character Traits Introductory Lesson
Students identify character traits. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and discuss the characters. Students identify positive and negative character traits from the story.
4th - 5th Language Arts 23 Views 95 Downloads
Inferring Character Traits
Here is a lesson which is "flexible," and can operate as an individual or whole class activity. After reading a book of their choosing, with the use of a semantic map, learners identify character traits. They infer how their feelings towards the main character of the story changed throughout their reading.
K - 12th Language Arts 48 Views 297 Downloads
Sixth graders explore details from a story to develop ideas and opinions about character traits. Using a Smart Board, 6th graders create a chart explaining the character's action and traits. In groups, students discuss and describe actions and identify traits from specific characters.
6th Language Arts 9 Views 51 Downloads
Analyzing Character Traits
Students read "Frog and Toad are Friends" and investigate physical, emotional, and mental character traits. They brainstorm a list of character traits that make a good friend. The list is placed into a visual ranking system that is shared with their classmates.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 22 Views 86 Downloads
Explore character traits using this resource. After reading the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears, learners fill in a graph identifying character traits. Then, they write and put on a skit. This resource provides a motivating way to engage in this topic.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 87 Downloads
Zero the Hero, Trout the Lout
Students read Holes, by Louis Sachar. In this character focused lesson, students use a chart to fill out the character traits of a person in the book and come up with proof of those traits. They complete one chart on a character as a class and then work independently on different characters from the book.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Indirect Character Traits
In this identifying meanings of character traits worksheet, students define and explain the character traits ambitious, responsible, envious, considerate, strict, superstitious, efficient, polite, suspicious, and cruel. Students write 20 answers.
5th - 6th Language Arts 22 Views 237 Downloads
Who Will I Be Tomorrow?
Students examine various careers and character traits. They create an Affinity Chart using career survey results, compare/contrast personality traits and character traits, and discuss why character traits are important for jobs.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
Writing: Character Traits
In this writing instructional activity, students read a short story about character traits in "The Long Road to Greatness". Students underline the sentences that show Thomas Alva Edison's character traits and then write down 2 words that describe him.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 27 Views 255 Downloads
Inferring - It's in the Text!
Fourth graders read the story Out of the Blue and make inferences about the character Ben Franklin. They design a bubble map using Inspiration computer program that focuses on Ben Franklin. They cite text that supports the character traits.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Character Traits of the Candidates
Young scholars describe a perfect and "not so perfect" teacher, listing descriptive adjectives and discussing personality traits that are beneficial for different professions. In this character trait instructional activity, students write a Bio Poem about a chosen presidential candidate, draw a picture and label personality traits.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads