This STORY ELEMENTS teaching unit includes EVERYTHING you need to teach your students about the element of Character in reading and writing.
It will dramatically enhance your students' comprehension and writing ability. ***YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE THE DIFFERENCE!!
Includes COMMON CORE ALIGNMENT for grades K, 1, and 2.
In addition, this unit has a built in component designed to improve oral language ability which directly impacts student comprehension and writing abilities.
Here's what's included:
+Story element poster providing the definition of character
+ Lesson Plans - 4 one-week plans designed to teach students what a character is and how to use describing words to develop a good character in their writing. Includes literature-based mini lessons and practice writing assignments.
+Practice writing assignments - Scaffolded writing assignments where students practice using describing words to develop a good character.
+Interactive Power Point Presentation - designed to teach the element of character and provide opportunities to practice identifying and describing characters in stories.
+Teaching Cards - Includes 4 types of characters and 4 different ways to describe a character.
+Oral Language Touch Mat - Our own personal creation for developing oral language PRIOR to any writing assignment. It allows students to practice developing a character before they ever pick up a pencil. THIS MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE.
+28 Character Picture Cards with labels - Includes some good characters and some bad characters.
+50 Describing word cards
This unit can be used as a stand alone, or in conjunction with our Rocky Raccoon Beanie Baby Comprehension Teaching Unit.
Check out all 6 of our Story Elements Comprehension Through Writing Units.
All units are available in our **BUNDLE** at a fraction of the cost!!
*Character and Setting BUNDLE
*Problem and Solution BUNDLE
*STORY ELEMENTS SUPER BUNDLE W/ Bonus Creative Writing File: Narrative