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  1. Looking for a complete resource for teaching character traits? Are your students unsure of what a trait means? Could they use some practice identifying character traits BEFORE starting a novel study? Then this bundle is for you!What's Included:5 short stories to provide examples of character traits.
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Looking for some handy tools to help your class identify character traits? Are your students at a loss for words to describe a character? Would having a few short stories on worksheets support your character traits lessons?

This resource includes a list of 135 character traits in alphabetical order. There are character traits that are positive as well as negative character traits.

What's Included:

  • 5 short stories to provide examples of character traits. Use for mini-lessons and extra practice with your students. Colored and Black / White versions

  • An open-ended graphic organizer to use with any fiction story you read in class.

  • Student Character Traits List - 135 character traits in alphabetical order

  • 135 Character Traits Word Wall Cards

Please look at the PREVIEW slides to see samples of this resource.

Also Available:

Character Trait Posters

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"Love using these cards to kick off my character study unit! They are great to use in small groups for previewing character trait vocabulary."

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I hope you find this resource beneficial in your classroom.

Please remember that these activities are for just you and your students.

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Total Pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.


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