This eight day unit uses the movie, “Remember the Titans” to teach characterization and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily lessons that teach everything about characterization such as protagonist, antagonist, round, flat, dynamic and static characters. Each daily lesson includes teacher instruction, a mini lesson, along with specific examples utilizing the movie “Remember the Titans” as well as practice activities. This great little unit has tons of hand outs and worksheets like character trading cards, character charts and Venn diagrams comparing the protagonists and antagonists of the story. These lessons on characterization can be used with any short story, novel or movie, but are specifically tailored for teaching with this classic movie. Each daily lesson plans included common core standards along with target skills that are focused on during the lesson. This is a great way to engage learners and teach them to apply characterization while using text analysis to make and support a claim.