Analyzing Characters Independent Reading Project Grades 4-6

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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This independent reading project requires students to read a fiction book and complete an in-depth character analysis about the main character. Students complete five different tasks during this unit. A grading rubric for both reading and writing are included.

Task 1: Character Traits

Students write about the main character’s physical appearance.

Task 2: About the Character

Students complete a graphic organizer with information about what the character says and does, and what other characters say about the main character.

Task 3: Inferring About Characters

Students complete a chart with quotes and examples from the text, and inferences made about the characters based on the quotes and examples.

Task 4: Understanding Characters

Students answer in-depth questions about the main character.

Task 5: Character Bio Poem

Students write a bio poem about the main character.

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Total Pages
7 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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