See the entire character study by downloading the preview. Are your students being asked to complete a character study? Begin by using the anchor chart. The chart teaches students to think about story characters in a more critical and complex way.
Then distribute the student guide, requiring students to carefully analyze a character. All terms are defined within the materials allowing for greater student independence and success.
This work is perfect for whole group instruction, small group instruction, or with student-selected "just right" text.
An optional cover for student materials.
Title, author, publication date.
Character traits (a list of traits is included to guide student thinking).
Opinion: "Can a character trait be both internal and external?"
Point of view.
Minor (antagonist) and major (protagonist) characters.
Character changes, static (flat) characters vs. dynamic (round).
Complication or challenges.
Climax (high point).
What impacts a character's decisions.
Opinion: "Would you like to be friends with this character?"
A character quote for discussion and debate.
An illustration page.
An anchor chart.
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