41 Character Analysis charts, activities, and tools to use in fiction

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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To understand a fiction story, we need to understand the character: their traits, emotions, conflicts, relationships, lessons, and changes. This pack includes 41 different tools to use when teaching character analysis in fiction stories and books in grades 3-5.

8 Printable Posters:
- Fiction is the story of character
- Characters have traits
- Characters have emotions
- Characters have motivations
- Characters have conflicts
- Characters have relationships
- Characters have changes
- Characters learn lessons

3 Anchor Charts:
- Making Inferences
- Making Inferences about Traits
- All About the Character

Tools about Traits:
- Trait word list
- Evidence-Inference chart
- Folded Flap Book
- Task Cards & Recording Sheet

Tools about Emotions:
- Emotion Word List
- Evidence - Inference Chart
- 2 Folded Diamond Flap Books

Tools about Conflicts:
- Graphic Organizer
- Folded Flap Book

Tools about Character Change
- Character Reactions handout
- Character Changes Organizer
- Character Changes Accordion

Tools about Character Relationships
- 2 graphic organizers
- One inference handout

Tools to Put it All Together:
- 5 Graphic Organizers
- 2 versions of a folded flap book
- Open-Mind Portrait
- Exit Slips -7 versions

This is the complete pack of materials for Reader's Workshop, full of tips and tools to get your Reader's Workshop ready and rolling in a 3-5 classroom!

Student sheets, teacher background information, planning documents, anchor charts and more!

Included in this pack are materials for the following:

Materials for Structuring the Workshop
* Components of Balanced Literacy
* Reader’s Workshop Framework Model
* Shared Reading Lesson Planning Document
* Shared Reading Lesson Plan Format
* Sample Shared Reading Lesson Plan
* Reader’s Workshop Week-at-a-Glance Planner
* Sample Reader’s Workshop Week-at-a-Glance Plan
* Reader’s Workshop Anchor Charts
* Books to Grow Readers List
* Classroom Library Background, Pictures, and Basket Labels
* Library Checkout Sheet
* Book Pass Activity: Background & Student Sheet

Tools for Reader's Notebooks
* Tips for Reader’s Notebooks Page
* Reader’s Notebook Setup Page with Pictures
* Sample Pictures
* 2 different cover choices for Reader’s Notebooks, Word Study Notebooks, and Writer’s Notebooks (bonus)
* Divider Pages to fold & glue
* Student Pages: Table of Contents, Books I’ve Read, Books I Want to Read, Reading Survey, Myself as a Reader, My Reading Goals, Genre Graph, Genre Bingo!, Daily Reading Record

Responses to Text
* Ways to Respond: 2 pages of ideas to get kids responding to text
* Recommendation Bookmarks
*Buzzworthy Books Response Idea and Materials to make your own response wall
*2 versions of Reading Response sheets
* Nonfiction Response Anchor Charts

Comprehension Strategy Instruction Materials
*Books for teaching strategies: Questioning, Synthesizing, Making Predictions, Making Inferences, Using Prior Knowledge, Visualizing, Making Connections
*Introducing Comprehension Strategy Anchor Charts
*Teacher Background Information for each strategy
*Sample Anchor Charts for each strategy
*Student Sheets for each strategy
* Flap Books: a folded paper book designed to glue into student’s reader’s notebooks to support their independent practice in real text!

Word Wall Words
Words included...
*predict
*confirm
*infer
*question
*evidence
*text-to-text
*text-to-self
*text-to-world
*text-to-media
*respond
*strategy
*metacognition
*comprehension
*decoding
*accuracy
*fluency
*vocabulary

This product, once purchased, is licensed to be used in one classroom. Additional classrooms must purchase additional licenses.


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41 Character Analysis charts, activities, and tools to use
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41 Character Analysis charts, activities, and tools to use
41 Character Analysis charts, activities, and tools to use
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