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Understand Character with Geronimo Stilton
Students read Geronimo Stilton books to examine how to identify character traits and personalities based on the author's descriptions. They write their own descriptions and interpretations of characters to help with understanding and connections with their own personal life experiences.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 16 Views 58 Downloads
Characters of Savvy
Students read the book Savvy and explore the characters. In this character trait lesson plan, students discuss the characters in groups and keep a journal about each main character. Students use butcher paper to draw the character and write important information about them around the drawing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
What Can We Learn From Pigs?
Students examine the character traits of courage, cooperation, friendship, and courtesy. They develop a graph of student pets, listen to books about pigs, complete various graphic organizers, identify causes and effects for the book "If You Give a Pig a Pancake," and identify ways people cooperate.
K - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 113 Downloads
External Characteristics of Characters
Fifth graders write external characteristics. In this character traits lesson students use a graphic organizer to map out their character's external characteristics. Students describe a realistic character to appeal to the audience.
5th Language Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Examining Character Traits through Character Mapping
Some of what we know about a character is directly stated. Some of what we know is inferred by events in the story. Character maps help primary learners recognize the difference. After modeling with a story your class has read, pupils choose a character from one of their favorite books and use the maps to record and analyze traits.
K - 6th Language Arts 65 Views 573 Downloads
Maniac McGee: Find Your Match
Students explore similarities and differences between people. In this diversity and literacy lesson, students read Maniac McGee and consider character traits. Students play a game in which they locate classmates with similarities and differences.
4th - 7th Health 5 Views 32 Downloads
Civil War Personalities
Students explore Civil War heroes. In 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. Students match these character traits with a person they know now, and share why they chose that person as a role model.
4th - 8th Health 19 Views 53 Downloads
The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma: Part II
The second in a series of three lessons that examine how different writers explore the issues of individual freedoms and tolerance in America uses The Crucible as the anchor text. The focus here is what Miller has to say about the causes and results of intolerance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides numerous activities that engage children in learning more about these important aspects of life.
K - 6th Language Arts 36 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Characterization of Mice and Men
Using a SMART board presentation (provided), your class discusses the characterization of Lenny, George, Curley, Curley's wife, and the farmhands in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. The presentation includes a list of traits for learners to drag to certain characters, as well as pictures that represent each character.
9th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 30 Views 96 Downloads
Infer and Cite Evidence of Character Traits
Do your sixth graders struggle with identifying character traits in short stories? Use a video about "Saved by a Seal" to show them how to use evidence within the text to make inferences about characterization. The video is the fifth in an eight-video series about reading literature, making it a good resource for your literature and short story unit.
4 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 36 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Right Character Produces Positive Outcomes
Students explore the meaning of character and why positive character is important. They explain the difference between character and personality. Students determine the difference between right and wrong character. They explore the benefits that can come from maintaining a positive character as well as the consequences that come as a result of assuming a negative character.
4th - 6th Health 5 Views 30 Downloads
After High School— What’s Next?
Exploring and discovering what to do after high school graduation is a very real topic for 12th graders. They examine their own character traits, the traits commonly needed in specific careers, and what type of career best suits them personally.
12th 21st Century Skills 48 Views 109 Downloads