Dive into reading as you meet Common Core Standards using these 2 lesson plans. Students will look at excerpts closely to determine character traits based on what a character says and does.
I can read excerpts from a book following the steps of a close read to determine character traits.
I can discuss character traits based on a character’s actions and words with a small group and with the class.
Full Smartboard Lesson to guide your instruction
2 complete lesson plans with student recording sheets
Student Graphic Organizer to record character traits and provide text evidence
Lessons use My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother and Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco