This PowerPoint presentation introduces students to the concept of literary characterization while incorporating their favorite characters. Students will play a fun character "timeline" challenge for a warm up activity. The presentation also guides students through basic characterization practice and introduces the S.T.E.A.L acronym. There is a video activity that incorporates the S.T.E.A.L strategy and also suggestions for an assignment document. This lesson wraps up with a quick review and exit ticket.