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This graphic organizer, using the acronym STEALS, allo
This is a PDF resource that is excellent for helping students work through author's characterization using STEAL
STEAL is an acronym used to teach students to analyze the character's:
Effect on other characters
CHARACTER: Help your students develop their understanding of characterization with this Common Core aligned resource. Students sometimes find analyzing a character challenging, but this resource breaks it down clearly, and makes the task less daunting!==============================================
This graphic organizer is designed to help students analyze the story details that reveal character information. There are boxes for direct characterization examples as well as a box for each element of indirect characterization (speech, thoughts, effects on others, actions, and looks).The back side
Using this Common Core aligned S.T.E.A.L. graphic organizer, students are asked to note take on indirect characterization as they come across it in their reading. This chart is an easy way for students to organize their thoughts while supporting their inferences with valid, well-cited textual eviden
Introduce students to the acronym S.T.E.A.L. as an efficient and effective method of identifying and analyzing the author's use of characterization.
This graphic organizer requires students to actively engage with their texts by asking them to use the S.T.E.A.L. acronym to identify AND analyze char
These notes and graphic organizers are designed to help students identify indirect characterization using STEAL (speech, thoughts, effect on others, actions, looks). The package includes a single page of notes that outlines examples of indirect characterization and two graphic organizers that allow
This is an updated version of another similar graphic organizer. This is used after we discuss types of characterization (using STEAL).
I don't have a place for students to write the character because sometimes I have them create the sketch and then we guess who the character is based on the infor
Use these graphic organizers to guide your students as they learn how to identify the characteristics of a character. Using the STEAL acronym, your students will be able to identify the 5 types of characterization that authors use to give their characters life. Developed to be used with any story or
Using this STEAL graphic organizer, students are able to characterize a main character from any book. Students will be able to record details, page numbers, evidnece, and explanations for each category of the organizer.
This graphic organizer asks students to use the STEAL characteristics (speech, thoughts, effect on others, actions, and looks) to analyze Jonas's character development. Then, the students must explain why these are important features of his character. Then, the students must write about three simila
CHARACTERIZATION: 2 Templates and a Writing PromptCommon Core aligned lesson plan included (adaptable to any story)Less planning time, more teaching!Easily adapted and reused for any textModel Samples provided with useful sentence starters that make this ideal for students with special needs/ESL lea
This worksheet can be used with any fictional text after the students have learned about the process of characterization. Students can use this graphic organizer to select the character types (stock, round, flat, dynamic, static, protagonist, antagonist), record details from the text using the STEAL
This Guide to Indirect Characterization Mini-lesson is part of an ongoing project to create a comprehensive handbook of literary analysis tools: the Literary Analysis Toolkit!This 2-page guide (plus cover page included) can be edited in Google Slides, and it includes:Explanation of indirect characte
This graphic organizer guides students through the process of using textual evidence to analyze character development in a complex task using the STEAL acronym to focus on different methods of indirect characterization. The handout explains each aspect of indirect characterization, including Speech
Students can use this graphic organizer to pull out examples of characterization from short stories and/or novels. The organizer is broken into two sections: direct and indirect. Students are instructed to locate five examples of direct characterization, provide the quote from the work, and the page
Students use the S.T.E.A.L. method for characterization. "S" for what the character says. "T" for the character's thoughts. "E" for everyone else's thoughts/feelings about the character. "A" for the character's actions. "L" for the character's looks.
For the final verdict, the students write a few
STEAL Characterization Lesson and Activities
STEAL is an acronym to help students remember the tools used by author to bring characters to life: speech, thoughts, effect on others, actions, and looks. This resource has everything you need to teach students about indirect characterization….
This writing activity is such a fun way to teach/reinforce persuasive writing techniques, as well as the skill of identifying and using textual evidence as support in writing. My students LOVE this lesson/activity and it is always the highlight of the holiday season. This product is a "PRINT and TEA
Characterization is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. Help your students to analyze how an author developed their characters using this Google Docs and Classroom ready graphic organizer! No more messy formatting errors upon converting from .pdf or .docx to Googl
Looking for quick, engaging, digital activities to introduce characterization skills? In this interactive Google Slides mini-unit, students will learn multiple reading skills such as distinguishing character traits and emotions, making direct and indirect characterization using "STEAL", analyzing a