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239 resources with the keyterm character

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Reaching Your Potential - Personal Development

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How do young people know the potential they possess? Middle schoolers explore their personal potential through two different activities and a class discussion. They examine where their aptitudes lie, and how they can use their gifts to...
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"I am a Person of Character"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the realm of mass media in an attempt to understand the roles of males and females. The research is compared to personal experience to formulate an educated opinion expressed in written and digital media.
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Follow the Firefly

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read stories and create a replica of their main character by using "Neon Twistables." They fold several sheets of paper and create several scenes from their book. Students create a booklet, place a title on it, and design an...
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Eyes That Talk

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore their personal strengths and characteristics and write a short description of themselves. Afterward, they create a dramatic self-portrait with an expression that identifies who they are. Students fill the areas around...
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Exaggerated Expressions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read literature, write poetry, plays, or explore historical information containing characters with strong emotions. After sketching a picture of the main character, they create a soft sculpture face. Students attach a the head...
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Character Development Through Song

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use songs to analyze their sense of identity and self-worth. In groups, they discuss and explore their own character development and discover how far they have come in recent years. They also identify the positive and...
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A Creative Way to Comprehend the Elements of a Short Story

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce your secondary readers to the elements and characteristics of short stories. As a class, they read a short story answering questions as the story continues. In groups, they complete post-reading activities and compare their own...
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A Stranger Among Us

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders give their own definition to the terms race, religion, culture, character and ethnicity and write them on the board. As a class, they discuss the differences and similiarties between the terms. In groups, they complete a...
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A Newer, Better, Older Me

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in a lesson that is concerned with self-respect and interpersonal relationships. They create a character clover as an art project that lists positive character traits and specific attributes of strength. Then...
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Pick a Playwright

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your learners investigate playwrights. In order to prepare for the final PowerPoint, scholars do online research on a playwright and read a play written by this playwright, focusing in particular on one character in the play. When...
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When A Story Met A Sandwich

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How is a story like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Use making a sandwich as a metaphor to remind your writers that a good, solid beginning, a rich and rewarding middle, and an ending that brings everything together spices up a...
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Narrative Nuts and Bolts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing slides and reading about child labor, young authors compose an original narrative story. They practice note-taking skills and work to effectively engage a reader by incorporating plot, logical order, complex characters,...
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Literature Soundtracks

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Mix music into your literature class! After reading a novel (either in class or as outside reading), your mix masters create a soundtrack of 10 songs to accompany their reading. What does each song add to the story? A fun activity for all! 
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Developing Characterizations by Creating Stereotypes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine past and present cultures through theater. They interpret how theater reflects society. Students engage in the process that constitutes creation and performance in the theater. Students explore the forces that shape...
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Character Traits

For Teachers 6th
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...
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All About Me: Lesson 4 Is Number 4 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine character and how we develop opinions. In this language arts lesson plan, students discuss how they determine a person's character. They read Seventh Grade by Gary Soto and discuss the characters.
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Applying Character and Setting to Play Readings

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Read Ira Sleeps Over, then identify elements of plays that are also common to books. Learners analyze character and setting, consider how these elements relate to a play, then write a one-paragraph skit using the characters from Ira...
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Literary Elements Advance Organizer

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Make a poster of this Literary Elements Organizer and post it in your classroom to remind class members of the various aspects of the elements of characterization, setting, conflict and theme. Links to this and other organizers are...
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The Too Small House: Story and Craft Activity

For Students 3rd - 5th
Engage students in setting and character with this story and craft activity set. To begin the activity, learners read the short story "The Too Small House." They then cut out and color a picture of the house and paper figures of the...
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Jem in "To Kill a Mockingbird": Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
An in-depth quiz on Jem from Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, this quiz combines basic recall skills with some plot and character analysis. Unlike many Fun Trivia quizzes, the content of this quiz deals with plot events...
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A Light in the Attic

For Teachers K - 2nd
Review selections from Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic and recognize characterization and tone used. Discuss and compare the various tones of each poem. Learners complete a character map and a pair share activity as well. Have...
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Character Baseball Cards

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Create baseball cards for literary characters with this lesson plan. It introduces students to baseball cards, their components (stats, picture, etc.), and prompts them to draft and publish their own cards based on figures from...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
This quiz for To Kill a Mockingbird tests basic reading comprehension of the novel. The multiple choice questions focus on characters and plot. Make sure you look over the content carefully to be sure that these are the questions you...
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The Winter's Tale: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
This online quiz asks basic comprehension questions for Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale. Test-takers answer fifteen multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank questions, and receive immediate feedback. These basic questions focus mainly on...