I love teaching character analysis! I love looking closely at an interesting character and trying to uncover what makes them tick. And in my experience, kids love this process, too. Unfortunately, for many kiddos, understanding character traits is.
I'm so tired of hearing that the character is "Nice" Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.
This “Character Is Key” Tab Book was designed to teach students about different character traits related to kindness and tolerance. It covers 7 character traits, and allows students to explore these traits and reflect on what these traits mean to them, an
36 Questions based off Bloom's Taxonomy to use when teaching character traits.
Writing Mini Lesson #19- Developing Characters in a Narrative Essay
Do you need helps with ideas for teaching students how to develop characters in their narrative essay? This post will share an effective way to teach character traits and developing characters. These ideas are ideal for any writing curriculum and are a part of a series of mini lessons for writer’s workshop designed for scaffolding through the writing process.