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Finding evidence in a text is an important skill. Readers not only need to be able to describe traits for a character, but also find the evidence in the text to support their decisions. The Girl With a Mind for Math is an amazing book. Raye Montague is a strong character, which makes this the perfect book to share with your students when you're focusing on the skill of character traits and finding evidence in the text.
This activity was designed to be used with The Girl With a Mind for Math, the Rae Montague Story, but it can be adapted to be used with other stories or books.
This free activity includes:
Suggestions for using this activity in either a whole class setting or in a literacy center.
Large Character Trait cards
These 14 cards can be used during the whole class lesson. Each card is approximately 2.5" by 7".
Small Character Trait labels
These 14 labels are sized to be cut out and used on the student page for the literacy center.
Character Traits, Finding Evidence student literacy center page
On this page students choose and cut out one of the small character trait labels. Then they use the book to search for evidence or examples that support that trait. The page has room for 3 character traits with corresponding evidence recordings.
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