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Reveal Character


Identify and analyze how the author reveals character (i.e., what the author tells us, what the other characters say about him or her, what the character does, what the character says, what the character thinks). SPI 0801.8.6

Links verified on 9/13/2014

  1. Building Characters Through Adversity - article about moral dilemmas
  2. Character Development - Test Tutor - think about what the characters think, say and do and answer questions.
  3. Character Traits - lesson plan that could be adapted A lesson plan can be found at this site
  4. The Craft of Short Fiction: Character - short article about the types of characters in a story
  5. Creating Honest Characters - article on the understanding of character behavior
  6. Methods of Characterization - graphic chart for students An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  7. Personality profile - use this article as a guide to character personalities
  8. 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
  9. 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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