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Understanding Characters

Teaching about character traits. Substitutes for generic terms like "mean" or "good" for when writers need to be more specific.

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.

Character traits blog post! I would have students look for quotes to support the trait on the card

engaging lesson on character traits - add different color marker per group addition - examples for appearance, action, dialogue, monologue

Teach character traits with this FREE character traits activity! It includes three components: a character traits anchor chart, lesson, and interactive notebook printable!

Upper Elementary Snapshots

It’s Deb Hanson from Crafting Connections, and I’m going to share a character traits lesson with you today. This lesson is based on one I did a few years ago for a formal observation. My pri

Free Character Trait List - sorted by synonyms to help students build character trait vocabulary.  Teaching Made Practical

Free Character Trait List - sorted by synonyms to help students build character trait vocabulary. Teaching Made Practical:

Read alouds for character traits... Any book w/a strong character can be used for teaching traits but here are a few books/authors for character study.

Understanding Characters

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.

Free Character Traits Graphic Organizer that requires students to cite evidence.  Great for third grade or fourth grade students.

Free Character Traits Graphic Organizer that requires students to cite evidence. Great for third grade or fourth grade students.

This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. Select one at random and discuss how a character would act if given this label

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This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. This list helps students to dig deeper and gives them replacement words! (Free at TPT)

Blog post with anchor charts, read aloud ideas, and tips for teaching character traits!

Understanding Characters

Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters I would start the year with this about getting to know our classmates and then return to it for story character lessons.

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