This file includes a character analysis chart for the major characters in "Night of the Spadefoot Toads" and "Shells" The chart allows students to analyze the ways in which Ben and Michael are similar and different as well as the similarities and differences between Mrs. Tibbets and Aunt Esther. To develop this work further students are given an opportunity to prove their analysis by writing an essay comparing one pair of characters.
"Night of the Spadefoot Toads" is a mentor text in Unit 1 Module A for the Fifth Grade Ready Gen program.
"Shells" is a mentor text in Unit 1 Module A for the Fifth Grade Ready Gen program.
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