This unit of study for 1st graders was written based on the Columbia Teachers College units of study document for the 2011 Unit- Launching Character Clubs.
The unit includes 11 mini-lessons written in the 4 part teaching format (connection, teach, active involvement, link)
The unit focuses on:
Readers get to know the main characters in stories and talk about their traits with others
Readers pay close attention to patterns in their characters traits to predict and understand the main character