In this creative, Common Core aligned lesson, your students will be learning about the differences between static and dynamic characters, and creating their own authentic character.
Students will create a character and develop a personality for them through a faux social media page dedicated to their character.
This lesson includes:
- a lesson PowerPoint that uses the short story, Monkey's Paw (included!), to teach students the difference between static and dynamic characters
- a character creation activity
- a faux social media page mini-project that helps students to develop their character's emotional characteristics
- a rubric to grade the social media activity
This lesson is part of a larger short story unit, which can be found here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Short-Story-Writing-Project-2478594