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Teaching Characterization Complete Unit

Grade Levels
7th, 8th, 9th
Common Core Standards
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Are you looking for a complete unit on how to teach characterization? Whether you are a new teacher, or a teacher looking for a new twist on a lesson, this complete unit offers everything you need to help your students understand and analyze characters in literature. The 168-page unit includes the following:
• An overview of the lesson plan and complete instructions on how to teach each section of the characterization lesson as well has how to conduct continued practice with your students.
• Student checklist of CCSS standards addressed during the lesson
• 31 slide complete lesson on characterization
• 32 Task Cards to help students identify different characteristics.
• Answer sheet and key
• 65 slide presentation that shows each task card plus an additional slide with the answer. This can be used to correct the task card answers, but also as a review game for students. Students can work alone or in teams, perhaps using white-boards, to identify common characteristics.
• 20-Slide presentation on how to write a character analysis
• Graphic organizer for basic character analysis
• 12-Slide presentation on writing a more complex character analysis with graphic organizer to accompany the lesson.
• Student form for peer correction of character analysis
• Student checklist for success
• Character study worksheet for taking notes during the story.
• List of basic character traits with examples and synonyms.
• Sample story with 22-slide presentation as a model for writing a character analysis.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision

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Suzanne Scotten,
Scotten’s Stuff
Total Pages
168
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Teaching Characterization Complete Unit
Teaching Characterization Complete Unit
Teaching Characterization Complete Unit
Teaching Characterization Complete Unit