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Lesson on understanding characters…great post!

Understanding Characters!!

This week in Reader's Workshop, we are continuing our study of characterization. We want to understand how characters think, feel and change during a story. This will help us understand what we read. Below are a few examples of what we are working on during class! Our goal is to understand what a character looks like on the inside and the outside. Before writing about characters in a book, we wrote about ourselves! Reader's Workshop focus wall! We studied many characters in our favorite…

Teaching about character traits in reading can be challenging but fun! Read about lots of great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading to improve reading comprehension.

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Teaching about character traits in reading can be challenging but fun! Read about lots of great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading to improve reading comprehension.

Reading Fiction Posters, Interactive Reading Fiction Anchor Charts, and Student Notebook sheets (perfect for interactive notebook pages!). Posters include story elements, character traits, theme, plot, protagonist and antagonist, setting, problem solution, and more! Character Traits Poster | Character Traits Anchor Chart

Reading Fiction Posters, Fiction Anchor Charts Notebook Sheets Distance Learning

Reading Fiction Posters, Interactive Reading Fiction Anchor Charts, and Student Notebook sheets (perfect for interactive notebook pages!). Posters include story elements, character traits, theme, plot, protagonist and antagonist, setting, problem solution, and more! Character Traits Poster | Character Traits Anchor Chart

Character study- first wrote about themselves with describing words before studying characters in books!

Understanding Characters!!

This week in Reader's Workshop, we are continuing our study of characterization. We want to understand how characters think, feel and change during a story. This will help us understand what we read. Below are a few examples of what we are working on during class! Our goal is to understand what a character looks like on the inside and the outside. Before writing about characters in a book, we wrote about ourselves! Reader's Workshop focus wall! We studied many characters in our favorite…

A Closer Look At Characters- freebie for teaching character traits- freebie

A Closer Look At Characters

I don't know about your students, but mine seem fascinated by the changes characters can go through in a story! We have been having some great discussions about this. I use that roller coaster visual

idea from the kids book "Lily's Purple Plastic Purse," This is a project idea or a character map...only in a more unique way!

Chrysanthemum

I was inspired by this pin on Pinterest: { source } *Aside: I just love Sarah Cooley's blog, First Grader ...at last! She is so ve...

Character Traits: A Bad Case of Stripes This lesson is great for teaching character traits by starting with lima beans to review adjectives. Then using the book, A Bad Case of Stripes, will practice character traits as a class. After that students will receive character cards. They will read the description of the characters and make inferences to determine character traits.

Character Traits: A Bad Case of Stripes

Character Traits: A Bad Case of Stripes This lesson is great for teaching character traits by starting with lima beans to review adjectives. Then using the book, A Bad Case of Stripes, will practice character traits as a class. After that students will receive character cards. They will read the description of the characters and make inferences to determine character traits.

First Grade Character Study Lesson using Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

First Grade and Fancy Free

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell illustrated by David Catrow Molly, Molly, Molly. Have you read Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon? If you have not, do it soon. She is AMAZING. She is definitely one of my favorite characters! Molly has many flaws. The thing about her flaws that is so great is that with the advice of her grandma, she turns them in to strengths. Seriously, this kiddo has got it going on. She has a bucky tooth beaver smile, that just so happens to aid her in her penny…

FREE boy and girl writing prompts- perfect for an All About Me unit!

Mrs. Lirette's Learning Detectives

This spring I had the privilege of opening up my mailbox to find a sweet note from Dicy McCullough and a set of her "I'm Tired" books. This...

My favorite books for teaching character traits, actions, and feelings! Read the post for more lessons!

August and September Read Alouds - Susan Jones

My favorite books for teaching character traits, actions, and feelings! Read the post for more lessons!