Characters in Literature -- Common Core Reading

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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67 pages
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Description

Lessons on character traits and analysis. Aligned with common core reading literature standards.

Includes:

14 Different Response Sheets

14 Response Examples (to model for your students)

14 Feedback Rubrics (great for assessment and giving feedback)

14 Anchor Chart Posters

Response Sheets:

-Readers envision so they can learn about the characters in the stories they read.

-Readers create ideas about what the characters are really like in the stories they read.

-Readers empathize with characters by connecting with their experiences.

-Readers notice details to help them better understand their characters.

-Readers use their empathy for characters to make predictions.

-Readers predict not only what will happen, but how it will happen and revise their predictions based upon new details that emerge.

-Readers notice places in their stories that evoke strong emotions.

-Readers look for patterns in a character’s behavior to grow a theory about them.

-Readers notice when characters act in surprising ways.

-Readers notice when characters change.

-Readers understand that characters face challenges that become turning points.

-Readers understand that most stories include an external story and an internal story.

-Readers understand that secondary characters have important roles in stories.

-Readers learn alongside the characters in their books.

**Directly addresses Grade 3 Literature Standards, but could also be used with grades 2-4.

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Total Pages
67 pages
Answer Key
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

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