Character Unit

This Character Unit lesson plan also includes:

Discuss the character traits of a protagonist with a set of activities focused on literature and informational texts. As your class analyzes the differences between protagonists and antagonists, they determine each character's part in a conflict, and apply their literary knowledge to articles about famous athletes and scientists.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the articles in a reading assessment
  • Send home some of the worksheets in a language arts packet
  • Project the worksheets and graphic organizers onto a whiteboard for learners to complete with graphic organizer
Classroom Considerations

  • The first half of the resource includes lessons about literary elements, and the second half provides short informational articles with multiple choice assessment
Pros

  • Encourages literary analysis in both fiction and nonfiction texts
  • Comes with versatile worksheets and graphic organizers
  • Includes a page of extension activities (page 8)
Cons

  • None