Character Traits Teacher Resources
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Lesson One: Characterizing Philanthropic People
Familiarize your class with philanthropy and involve individuals in philanthropic activities. First, determine the traits of philanthropic people. Class members attach sticky notes with character traits written on them to each side of at...
6th - 7th Health CCSS: Designed
Culture Clash: Exploring Characters within El Bronx Remembered by ECSDM
Using a character map, learners assign traits to characters from Nicholasa Mohr’s El Bronx Remembered: A Novella and Stories. In addition, groups record evidence from the stories to justify the labels and use these sheets to prepare for...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Setting Goals with Benjamin Franklin
Middle schoolers discuss historical accounts and accomplishments of "Benjamin Franklin" which exemplify good character traits. They create a display of paper keys which describe these traits. They relate these traits to their future...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 18
New ReviewClass members take a break from their discussion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X to focus on their personal narrative essays. They review what they have learned from their study of Haley's narrative about sequencing and structural...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Giver: Biopoem
The characters in Lois Lowry's The Giver are rich and complex as they weave their way through the plot. Examine the character traits of one chosen person with a biopoem, which enables learners to follow a poetic format in writing a...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Blood Done Sign My Name
Tim Tyson's Blood Done Sign My Name is the anchor text in a unit study of the history of race relations and the civil rights struggle in the South. The 11 lessons are richly detailed and the unit deserves a space in your curriculum library.
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vantage Points: Unit 1 Task 3
This activity spans five days and culminates in a role-play where judges consider the arguments of each learners to determine the top five villains or heroes of all time. Learners discuss characterization of heroes and villains, theme,...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Making of a Monster
Over the course of a week, the class will study how monsters are portrayed throughout literature. But why? Monsters in science fiction or horror often depict the darker side of human nature; they are described for their horrific physical...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Shizuko’s Daughter: Discussion Web
Is Yuki a selfish character? Analyze her motivation and behavior during a unit on Shizuko's Daughter by Kyoko Mori. Readers fill out two sides of a graphic organizer with reasons why or why not she is selfish, and then come up with a...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Study Guide: Siddhartha
Though this book report form is labeled Siddhartha, the multiple-page format would work for any novel you are reading in class. Complete with a reading schedule, a summary page, a list of generic literature response questions, and a list...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for students to...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Literature Study Guide - The Native Son
Explore Inez Haynes Gillmore's The Native Son with this thorough and engaging book report form. A reading schedule provides the opportunity to assign outside reading, and the other reading comprehension lessons could be completed in...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Literature Study Guide - Macbeth
If your students "dwindle, peak, and pine" over Shakespeare, use this literature study guide as a format for their book report or novel project on Macbeth. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Literature Study Guide - Diary of a Young Girl
Guide your class through an Anne Frank unit with this reading activity. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to engage with the text of Diary of a Young Girl. A...
7th - 10th English Language Arts