Character Analysis for ANY Novel or Short Story - Google / Digital Version

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DIGITAL CHARACTER ANALYSIS ACTIVITY - Help your students write a character study or character analysis with this ready-to-use resource. Works with any novel or short story! 17 Google slides to help your students dig deeper into a character's motivation and personality. Works with any novel or short story!

This activity is easy to differentiate for students of varying abilities and ages. The resource leads students through the process of writing a paragraph or a full essay - choose which one works best for you and your students.

These activities are a great way to dig deep into a character in a novel or short story. Uses the STEAL acronym to teach students about indirect characterization (Speech, Thoughts, Effect on other, Actions, Looks).

Great for a Google Classroom™, MS OneDrive™, Schoology™, a 1:1 room, classes with Chromebooks, and more! My students love working online! This can easily be printed so that students can work in a more traditional style if that works better for some. Great for distance learning, homeschoolers, and online learners.


· STEAL Acronym Reference Sheet

· STEAL Acronym Planning page

· Character Chart for the main characters x 2

· Character Comparison Chart

· Note Taking Sheet

· Character Development

· Character Analysis Paragraph Planner— Organizer #1

· Character Analysis Paragraph Assignment

· Paragraph Outline

· Character Analysis Essay Planner—2 pages

· Essay Assignment Page

· Character Analysis Essay Outline - 3 pages

· List of Common Character Traits

Also check out my other Google / OneDrive resources!


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Common Core Aligned

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.Reading Literature.(RL.1 and RL.3)

(c) Addie Williams, Addie Education

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