Character Interview - A Short Story Writing Tool

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Apples and Bananas Education
Grade Levels
5th - 7th, Homeschool
Resource Type
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  • Google Apps™
7 pages
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Apples and Bananas Education
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**This product now contains a digital format in addition to a printable (PDF format), perfect for distance learning or paperless classrooms. Are your students getting ready to write creative short stories, but need structure and guidance? This activity is a great way to get them thinking about their main character on a deeper level before they dive into their rough drafts. This product includes:

  • Notes for the Teacher (Lesson Plan) - 1 page
  • Digital Guide - 1 page
  • Student Directions for Digital Use - 1 page
  • Character Brainstorm Graphic Organizer - 1 page
  • Character Interview - 3 pages

Students will interview each other's "character" about all sorts of things, such as likes and dislikes, appearance, fears, habits, beliefs, and much more! Upper elementary and middle school students will enjoy this interactive activity, and there is no prep for you - just print and use!

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Total Pages
7 pages
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