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Identify and Describe Characters


Identify and describe characters' (major/minor, antagonists and protagonists) features and relationships in literary texts. 0801.8.4

Links verified on 9/17/2014

  1. Character Development - Test Tutor - think about what the characters think, say and do and answer questions.
  2. The Craft of Short Fiction: Character - short article about the types of characters in a story
  3. Methods of Characterization - graphic chart for students An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  4. Personality profile - use this article as a guide to character personalities
  5. Story Character Homepage - This lesson involves collaborative work, deep analysis of a character, and integration of technology A lesson plan can be found at this site
  6. What a Character! - unit plan; Explore characters created by authors and identify personality traits. Apply these ideas to their own characters using language skills identified to convey these traits. [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] A lesson plan can be found at this site

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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