PRINT AND GO WRITING CENTER
for any literature piece!
Students draw and describe a character in depth, drawing on evidence from literary texts. Students may refer to the character trait list for this assignment and then place the list in their writing notebooks as a resource for future assignments.
Have all students use the main character or assign specific characters in order to have a poster for all characters. May be used for several books throughout the year.
the center by simply adjusting text complexity. Students may all complete the same assignment regardless of the books they are reading -no one is left out, no one feels like they are in the "low group."
Student Instructions (color and b/w)
Missing Character Poster (color and b/w)
Character Traits Reference Pages (144 traits)
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.9.A Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions].").
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.9.A Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]").
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.9.A Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories] in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics").
LAFS.RL.3.1.3, LAFS.4.RL.1.1, LAFS.4.RL.1.3, LAFS.4.W.3.9,
LAFS.5.RL.1.1, LAFS.5.W.3.9, LAFS.6.RL.1.1, LAFS.6.W.3.9