Character Traits Teacher Resources
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Because of Winn-Dixie Scrapbook
Here is a fun resource that your kids will love. While reading the book Because of Winn-Dixie, they analyze the story's main characters by creating an online scrapbook. The purpose is to have them identify character traits and use textual evidence to support their ideas.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 202 Downloads
All Aboard the Freedom Train!
Young historians identify Harriet Tubman, her character traits, and role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. They create an escape map using map legends and the Cardinal directions. This plan utilizes one of my favorite video resources; The Reading Rainbow series!
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 10 Views 18 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 27 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using Graphic Organizers to Develop a Character Analysis
Eighth graders read myths and fables to determine the common character traits of the main characters. They use graphic organizers to organize the traits while working in small groups. They design slideshow presentations and newsletters based on the comparison of the traits of two characters.
8th Language Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
A Friend, Starting With You!
Pupils examine and identify their own positive character traits and friendship skills and how to make new friends. They discuss the importance of friendship, listen to the book "The 329th Friend," and create an invitation for a new potential friend to eat lunch with them.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 55 Downloads
Learning About Our Character By Paying Attention To What They Are Feeling
Students determine how to get to know a character by cluing in to the character's feelings. In this character trait lesson, students participate in a whole group modeling session in which the teacher demonstrates how to determine character traits using story clues.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads
Parental Involvement Middle School Literacy Novel Units
Bring parents into your study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Each of the five activities included here incorporates parent input and participation. The activities focus on setting, characterization, and vocabulary. Graphic organizers and other related materials are included in the packet, as are instructions and rationale for each activity.
5th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads
"Exploring Shakespeare" An Introduction of Character and "Hamlet"
Learners examine the literary terms "round character" and "characterization" through the play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare. They view and discuss examples of clip art, video, and comic strips, and describe the character traits. Students then watch the video "Exploring Shakespeare" and describe character changes in a series of comic strips.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 39 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 47 Views 108 Downloads
People to Look Up To
Middle schoolers research an assigned person who exemplifies one or more of the following character traits: respect for others, empathy, perseverance, integrity, composure under pressure or responsibility. They assess how a person's choices and actions eventually reflect the true character of an individual through a collage.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads
Second graders discuss the personality traits of a character. In this character lesson, 2nd graders read Lilly's Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes and describe Lilly's personality based on her actions, feelings, and thoughts. The students independently write about the personality of another character.
2nd Language Arts 16 Views 19 Downloads
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
Inferring - It's in the Text!
With their teachers guidance students will use the story "Out of the Blue" to make character inferences. They use the Inspiration program to make a bubble map that shows the words from the text that lead them to a particular inference. This is a good way to help visual learners conceptualize the inference process.
4th Language Arts 10 Views 59 Downloads
In this character trait activity, students read about methods used to reveal traits and complete a chart, reading sentences and determining the trait described and the method used to portray it. Worksheet includes a word bank of character traits.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 180 Downloads