Describing a Character PowerPoint - Fourth Grade Constructed Response

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Modeling is one of the most powerful tools a teacher can use. This PowerPoint presentation demonstrates how to write a complete character description, which fulfills Common Core State Standard RL.4.3.

Before the presentation, students read “How the Camel Got His Hump,” a two-page adaptation from Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (now in the public domain). To address the needs of all readers in your class, three adaptations are included: advanced, average, and low.

The presentation focuses on analysis of a character’s thoughts, words, and actions. Students learn to identify evidence, write a topic sentence that describes the character, add detail sentences, cite, and write a conclusion.

Click on the PREVIEW button above to see samples of the lesson.

This product is also a part of a complete unit on describing characters: RL.4.3 Describing a Character Lesson Plans. It includes this Power Point presentation, lesson plans, additional stories and response sheets, and an assessment.

Complete units addressing additional CCSS Reading: Literature standards are available in my store:

*RL.4.1 Answering Questions Lesson Plans
*RL.4.2 Finding a Theme Lesson Plans
*RL.4.4 Words from Mythology Lesson Plans
*RL.4.5 Prose, Drama, and Poetry
*RL.4.6 Determining and Defending Point of View Lesson Plans
*RL.4.9 Comparing and Contrasting Folklore Lesson Plans
*Literature Assessments - Grade 4

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Brenda Kovich

Common Core State Standard Reading: Literature 4.3 (CCSS RL.4.3)
Total Pages
PowerPoint - 16, Texts - 6
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour

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Describing a Character PowerPoint - Fourth Grade Construct
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Describing a Character PowerPoint - Fourth Grade Construct
Describing a Character PowerPoint - Fourth Grade Construct
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