Character Traits Teacher Resources
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Character Traits of the Candidates
Students 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 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
Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion
Who is a champion to your class? Elementary and middle schoolers think of a role-model from their lives. Then, in their journals, they write evidence of that person's perseverance. They identify the character trait of perseverance with the autobiographical character, Michelle Kwan.
4th - 7th Language Arts 12 Views 173 Downloads
Character... My Foundation
Students participate in a lesson examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences between personality and character.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 63 Views 299 Downloads
A Hero by Any Other Name. . .
Middle schoolers research a hero among their family and friends. They conduct an interview, identify the character traits of their personal hero, organize their research material, and create a digital slideshow presentation.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Build Mastery: Making Inferences
Do your youngsters realize that they are constantly making inferences? Expose this inner process by bringing out the book they will be reading. Ask scholars what they think the plan is, and explain that their answers are the product of context clues and prior experience.
K - 3rd Language Arts 39 Views 306 Downloads
Character and Habits
Part of growing up is differentiating between good and bad habits; developing the positive and eliminating the negative. This resource on life skills can be adapted to almost any age group. Class members participate in multiple activities and a class discussion.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 56 Views 134 Downloads
Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the activities the class is asked to complete in their packet.
8th - 9th Languages 11 Views 29 Downloads
New Review An Argument for Character
Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, citizenship. As part of an examination of character development, individuals craft a 15-slide PowerPoint for one of the six pillars of character.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 10 Downloads
A Poem for Two Voices for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Poems For Two Voices are a great resource in any language arts classroom, whether you are studying poetry or not. Focusing on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this lesson plan prompts young authors to write a Poem For Two Voices about the duality of the two main characters.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 54 Downloads
New Review Bio Poems Made Easy
A creative way bring autobiographical writing to your poetry unit or back-to-school curriculum, this lesson plan guides you through a bio poem activity. Kids use the graphic organizer to describe themselves using adjectives, things they love, and what they would like to do.
1st - 6th Language Arts 29 Views 20 Downloads
Lou Gehrig and Character Education
Investigate the life of Lou Gehrig with your class. They read a book about Lou Gehrig, conduct Internet research, research a character trait, and plan and create a one-page flyer about the life and characteristics of Lou Gehrig.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 47 Downloads
Small Actions with Big Results
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this literature lesson, students read text from three different genres that all have a moral. Students compare and contrast these pieces of literature, focusing on the character traits that exemplified being a productive community member.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 71 Downloads
Skill Twelve: Write Well
Here is a resource that exposes the college-bound academic and casual writer as to how to effectively communicate in their writing. Using two different college essays, writers of all levels collaborate on how and what the writers did well in their essays and which one should be admitted to a college.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 18 Downloads
"Exploring Shakespeare" An Introduction of Character and "Hamlet"
Students 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
People to Look Up To
Students 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 5 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 17 Views 20 Downloads
Lesson 3: Voice
Explore voice in writing with the story Chess Rumble. After examining the character's voice to understand the character better, sixth graders analyze and discuss the dialect, tone, and descriptive language used. A good way to focus on voice in both reading and writing activities.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pay to Play?
Lead your class in a discussion about how they believe money influences politics. After reading "Go Ahead, Try to Stop K Street" from the New York Times, they evaluate the claims in the article about the current lobbyist scandal in Washington.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable