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.
Use familiar fairy tales to teach character traits! Students begin by describing themselves and their classmates using key vocabulary and move on to familiar characters from their favorite stories. Fun lesson ideas for grade grade and grade
Character traits-- I would give the character trait and have students list quotes on the notecards that support the trait given. I would go as far as color-coding the index cards for positive, negative, and neutral traits
teaching character traits-- I love this activity! My students will love creating these as an assignment. At the same time they would be learning what characters traits are. They will also use this activity to increase their vocabulary skills.
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.