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Personality words poster worksheet story narrative writing vocabulary characters

Personality words poster worksheet story narrative writing vocabulary characters
Personality words poster worksheet story narrative writing vocabulary characters
Personality words poster worksheet story narrative writing vocabulary characters
Personality words poster worksheet story narrative writing vocabulary characters
Product Description
I spent a few hours researching and playing with Wordle to create these ‘personality’ words posters for our Year 9 narrative unit of work which focuses on imagery, figurative language and description. These colour and black and white posters include up to 800 words. The worksheet and poster double as a word bank for when the students start their short story writing.

How I’ve been using these resources:
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The worksheet contains a 150 word Wordle. I gave the students the worksheet and asked them to highlight 10 words they were unfamiliar with. They could then ask friends, use Google or use a dictionary to find out the meaning of them.

Then I asked them to highlight 10 words which describe themselves. You could suggest that students have their friends suggest which to highlight (I have a great class this year and they quickly started running around and ‘volunteering’ to highlight lovely words for each other!) This activity was a hit and a lot of fun.

Students then worked on decorating a book cover with the words which describe them.

The next task is to introduce photos of characters as a prompt and ask students to assign ‘personality words’ to each. Following that, I will introduce ‘vivid verbs’, ‘emotional words’ and ‘vivid adjectives’ which students will match with the personality of their character. As I develop these activities I will include them in this bundle: so buy now, download the new resources later for free :)

What’s included:
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* Wordle Posters which feature 150, 500 and 800 words (in colour and black and white) (PDF and JPEG)
* Worksheet/Word Bank (Powerpoint and PDF)
* The source word list so you can make your own Wordles (DOCX)
Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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