RL 3.3 Character Traits, Responses, & Motivations - Differentiated Stories

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This was a perfect introduction to character traits and motivations. My students really understood the concept after going through the parts.
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RL 3.3 Character Responses, Traits & Motivations

There are 14 reading passages with comprehension questions, task cards, writing prompts, and an exit ticket in this product.

Page 1: Teacher Directions/Concept Development - How Characters Influence Plot

Page 2-13:

-2 stories showing how two different characters change the plot.

(8 total reading passages for this section.)

-2 sections with questions for the individual stories.

-1 page comparing how the characters influenced the plot.

Page 14 &15: Answer Key

Page 16: Character Graphic Organizer

Page 17: Writing Prompt- Reader Response

Page 18 - 22: Character Traits Task Cards w/ Answer Key

Page 23: Activating Prior Knowledge - Whole Group - What Motivates Characters.

Page 24 - 32: Character Motivations 5 Reading Passages - Differentiated - With Questions

Page 32: Exit Ticket

Page 34: Answer Key


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.


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