In Characters by the2teachers you will get 20 activities to help your learners deepen their understanding of the character's in fiction books and ultimately improve comprehension.
WHY USE THIS PRODUCT?
When students fully understand the characters of a book they are able to deepen their understanding of the book. Often, students can make meaningful connections with the characters. Elementary students are often able to connect on a "personal" level to the characters in the books they read. If you use the characters as a springboard, you will help students improve comprehension.
WHEN SHOULD I USE THIS PRODUCT?
This product is designed to be used with any fiction book. The activities in this product can be used in any order - to best meet the needs of your students. You should model the skills included in each activity before students are expected to work independently - unless you are using a page as a formative assessment.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS PRODUCT?
- character's change over time
- compare/contrast the same character from different stories
- describing a character (looks/sounds/acts like and likes to do)
- judge the "character" of the character
- decide if you would be friends in real life...and more!
- compare a character to a real person
- compare two different characters
- compare a character to self
- contrast a character to self
- give the character an award
- character analysis
- what did the character do that was a surprise
- what did the character do that you knew was going to happen
- if you could change one thing about the character
- choose a favorite character (illustrate and write)
- describe a character on the inside and outside
- describe a character using each letter of the alphabet
- character biography poem
- character acrostic poem
- make a characteristic change - change the story
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OTHER THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
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