Use these 32 short passage cards to practice inferring character traits. The multiple-choice format makes these cards ideal for test prep or as a supplement to your reading skills lesson. If you want your students to go a little deeper, there is also a challenge card that can be added to any of the
A set of 32 character traits task cards that require students to use context clues and inference to fill in the appropriate character trait.Each card contains clues about a character and a blank that students must fill in to describe the character. Cards 17-32 have two blanks, most often requiring s
Distance Learning That Students Will Actually WANT To Do! Plot, setting, conflict, story element study. PIXAR SHORT FILM: GLUED***CHECK OUT THIS SHORT FILM & ARGRUMENTATIVE ESSAY BUNDLE ON SALE TODAY!!!!! CLICK HEREIn this workshop, students are guided through a full, interactive plot analysis
Tap into the popularity of the growing Tiny House Movement by assigning a literary analysis that students will LOVE. This is a hands-on assignment that brings STEM into the English classroom!
This Tiny House lesson can be used with ANY character, author, historical figure, or student!
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Interactive Pixar Short Films are a fun way to teach literary elements, aka story elements such as theme, inference, character, setting, plot, etc. Share-&-Go resources make distance learning convenient for teachers, enjoyable for students, and easy for parents to understand. YouTube videos are
Use these 32 short passage cards to practice inferring character traits. The short answer format is both challenging and somewhat open-ended. While a sample answer key is included, students may come up with synonymous words that will work equally well. Any answer that the student can justify using t
Greek Mythology unit has integrated the literacy skill of inferring character traits with Greek mythology stories. The students use the strategy FAST to infer the feelings, actions, speech, and thoughts of character to infer the traits. Note: If you have purchased either of our other Greek Bundles
Distance Learning That Students Will Actually WANT To Do! Pixar Short Film: THE PRESENT, focuses on THEME, PLOT TWIST, INFERENCE, AND CHARACTERS. Interactive Pixar Short Films are a fun way to teach literary elements, aka story elements. Share-&-Go resources make distance learning convenient fo
Character Traits PowerPoint: 32 Animated Paragraph Slides for Inferring Traits.
This PowerPoint consists of 32 animated slides, each with a paragraph that describes a character's personality. The challenge is to infer a word that describes the character. In the PowerPoint, students are first presen
Use this set to improve students' inferencing skills by focusing on inferring character emotions. This product has nine short paragraphs for students to read, infer, and then match to the appropriate emotion. Students pay attention to what the character says and how he/she says it to infer the emoti
Inferences about character traits and emotions can be tough for readers. This file includes resources, lesson plans, and stories for teaching students how to infer character emotions and character traits in literature.
Highlights include lists of character emotions and character traits and a dramat
Inference Reading Passages: Reading Comprehension Passages with a Focus on CharactersThis product contains 7 reading passages. Each passage is offered in 2 levels. The passages are longer than most reading passages as they are designed to more closely resemble your students' daily reading books. E
This product includes twenty cards, each with a fictional mini-passage and a multiple-choice question over character analysis. In response to recent school closures, I've updated this product to include a new format--a Google Form that can be used with Google Classrooms. These cards make for a great
A Long Walk to Water Character InferencesThis activity for the novel A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park asks students to make inferences about both Nya and Salva's characters, comparing and contrasting, selecting evidence to support inferences, and writing an on-demand analysis in response to a
Build your students' higher-level inferencing skills with these 24 task cards. Each card includes a character in the sentence and context clues as to how that character feels. There are 3 choices on each card to choose from.DOWNLOAD the PREVIEW to see a few more cards and the STUDENT RESPONSE SHEET.
Looking for a fun and meaningful way to teach the elements of literature? This Pixar Short Film Workshop Bundle was designed for interactivity on Google Slides. Students will step through a complete character, theme, and inference analysis and learn how real writers use these techniques to add laye
This activity will teach and give your students practice with inferring character traits. Your students will not be able to put their iPhones down, and in the process will be learning to "read between the lines" while they infer character traits for the text message provided. After reading a text m
Teach Inference With This Pixar Short Film: Just in time for EASTER and SPRING!THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING is a touching depiction of the coming of spring and the death of winter. These two forces collide, but eventually winter concedes and allows spring to come forth. It's theme teaches students about
These text analysis tools can be used with any piece of literature and added to literature lessons. These graphic organizers were created to scaffold understanding of how characters influence other components of the story such as the theme and other characters and to scaffold drawing inferences. I u
Making Inferences Task Cards #5 focuses on inferring character thoughts, feelings, and intentions. 24 total questions scaffold students as they analyze characters and infer using text evidence. Inferencing is made easy with 12 open-ended scaffolding questions and 12 multiple choice questions. The 12
Students infer character traits by reading short paragraphs that describe a character, then make an inference about the character, and find the matching character trait! Definitions of the character traits are included in student friendly language. Students record their answers and provide evidence.
This water bottle sticker decorating activity is the perfect was to increase student engagement and create a lasting understanding of character traits and making inferences. Have your students use the class read aloud novel, literature circle novel, or independent reading novel to complete this assi
Making Inferences. Inferring. Inferencing. Whatever you call it - these STAAR task cards focus on making inferences with character analysis!
There are a total of 24 on 12 + 12 STAAR reading task cards with fiction.
Common Core Alignment
This three-day minilesson series will guide you through teaching students how to make inferences about characters based on the umbrella minilesson, "Readers make inferences about the characters in the story so that they're constantly considering the characters' motivations, personalities, and relati