This teaching unit gives support and structure for emergent writers to develop good characters in their writing.
The materials will help you teach your students:
* What a character is
* The four components to developing a character (appearance, sound, behavior, and emotions).
* How to put those components into their writing.
This unit focuses on helping students "talk about" their character and develop good language before they even begin their writing project.
This Unit includes:
*A Teaching PPT - What is a character?
*Character description cards - depicting the four elements of character development
*Language development touch mats - Used during pre-writing
*Graphic organizer - used during pre-writing
*Character Description cards
*6 printable writing pages - 3 with rubrics included on them and 3 without
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