This Analyze a Character's Thoughts, Actions, and Words video also includes:
Authors use specific techniques to develop characters. Ask your class to do some sleuthing into "A Pair of Silk Stockings" to figure out how Kate Chopin put together Mrs. Sommers. The video starts with a brief review of direct and indirect characterization and then models how to use a character web to record textual details about Mrs. Sommers, with the final goal of composing a brief character summary. Class members can follow along using the provided graphic organizer. Make sure your class has read the story before beginning this character analysis. The additional materials are definitely worth a peek!
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