Included in this quick characterization bundle are: a mini lesson on character traits with practice and discussion questions, full page and half page character trading cards. Students draw a picture of a character and answer key questions about the character. Also include is a mini lesson on character motivation along with a graphic organizer to help students determine the motivation of characters in their short stories or novels. Worksheets on protagonists, antagonists, a Venn diagram comparing characters and a graphic organizer where students can demonstrate the changes in characters are all included in this quick little unit on characterization. These handouts and worksheets can be used with any short story or novel.