Consolidate, synthesise and apply the reading skills of:
finding information, inference and fact or opinion.
Another helpful time saver for engaging students during self-directed learning time while you work with your instructional reading groups. Analyse your character's inner vs outer traits, feelings vs actions or thoughts vs words. There is also a BLM for non-human characters where students can draw the character silhouette themselves. Print the 2 booklet pages double sided with inner option of your choice (4 options).
Students fold along dotted line to make a booklet with a title page on the front, character traits inside and instructions on the back.
Print enlarged on A3 for a paired or small group activity.
Activity is open-ended and suits any level
Finished work can be pasted into students books or shared through a reading group big book or mounted as a wall display.
Further uses - great activity for parent and child to do together during an open day, use when responding to film, audio or even a topic inquiry about people e.g. 'people that changed the world.'
Works for any book , novel , chapter book or reader, even shared novels, big books or picture books.
Can be linked with our other resources
READING: COMPREHENSION SKILLS
READING: READER RESPONSE - SETTINGS 1
READING: READER RESPONSE - CHARACTERS 2