Interactive notebook activities to teach students the differences between character emotions and character traits. Also includes pages that challenge students to find examples in text of emotions and traits.
What are character emotions? How can I identify them in text? How do character’s emotions affect the story?
What are character traits? How can I identify the traits of characters in text? Why are character traits important? How do they affect the story? How can I use quotes from the text to support character’s emotions or traits?
Common Core Alignment:
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.
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).
RL.5.3 - Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how character interact).