Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

21 resources with the keyterm protagonist

+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tension: Creative Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
“Desire + Danger = Tension.” Thus begins a PowerPoint that details how to create tension and maintain the reader’s interest in a story. Although text-heavy, the color-coded slides model how the D + D = T formula functions and the...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Make Up Your Story

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Putting together an interesting story can be hard, but this set of worksheets will guide your writers into the depths of their own creativity as they characterize both their main character and villain. Using humor to keep learners...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Creating Interesting Characters

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What makes a story interesting? Complex characters! As part of a series of worksheets that prepares middle schoolers to write their own novel, the exercises included explain the role of the protagonist, the antagonist, and the supporting...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Antagonist

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young learners explore the antagonist. They retell Hansel and Gretel and identify the witch and the stepmother as antagonists. They then brainstorm common character traits of an antagonist, and then write a paragraph describing an...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Nature of the Antagonist

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Darth Vader, The Wicked Witch of the West, Shere Khan, Moby Dick...these are some of the most famous villains in film and literature. Study the four categories of conflict with your class and have them finish the day by creating a...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Character in a Bag

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Develop a mystery character using clues from a bag. This engaging activity will help learners understand character traits. They develop a list of the items from the bag, discuss and develop the character with a partner, and create a...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Dramatic Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As part of an lesson involving literature or writing, have your learners watch and discuss this presentation on plot development. In a series of slides, viewers engage in an activity to explore dramatic structure, including plot...
+
Writing
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Writing a Myth

For Students 5th - 8th
Use this writing prompt and brainstorming page to help your pupils prepare to write their own myths. Individuals must choose a natural event to explain, come up with a protagonist and an antagonist, determine a setting, and think of a...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Story Elements

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers in particular will benefit from this simple presentation. Forty slides cover story elements like the protagonist, antagonist, and setting, and literary devices are also included. Some examples are given, but for the most...
+
Lesson Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Writing Character Editorials

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Should Goldilocks have entered the bear's home? Select a popular children's story (like Goldilocks and the Three Bears) and model taking a stance either supporting or challenging the protagonist's actions. Then, after they understand the...
+
Worksheet
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Drama Terms Notes

For Students Pre-K - 12th
Comedy, tragedy, act, scene, prop. do you want to review important drama terms? Actors record the term next to its definition on a learning exercise that could be used individually or as a group activity. A link to a corresponding...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Academic Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Arm your writers with an arsenal of literary terms. With definitions of everything from plot structure and figurative language to point-of-view and types of irony, learners will gain an understanding of elements in stories and be able to...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Comprehension-Characters/characterization

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss characterization as well as to define antagonist and protagonist. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders write questions for an interview of a character in the book "The Three Little Pigs" and then answer them....
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Fallen Angels

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read the novel, Fallen Angels, and examine the theme of coming of age during the Vietnam War. They create timelines of the 1960s, highlighting important issues of the era. They write research papers focusing on one particular...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Evaluating a Book By Its Cover

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students practice using predictive strategies before reading a book. In this literacy lesson, students identify the theme and characters of the novel based on the cover illustrations.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Good Samaritans

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore the definition of a "good Samaritan".  In this social studies lesson plan students divide into groups and build a skit to present to the class. 
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Protagonist

For Teachers 4th Standards
Teach your class how to identify the protagonist in a story. The plan suggests starting with a protagonist from a tale you have previously read in class. Then, you can read a new story and work together to identify the protagonist,...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Translation Into Reality

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read a variety of short stories that focus on teenage protagonists. In groups, they answer comprehension questions and discuss the characters and setting for each story. Individually, they choose one writing assignment to...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Nature of the Antagonist

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain the differences between protagonists and antagonists in literature and recognize the fundamental purpose of an antagonist or villain in storytelling. They also explain conflict as used in literature.
+
Worksheet
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Elements of Short Stories Vocabulary

For Students 10th - 11th
In this literature worksheet, students match the correct word from the first column to the best definition found in the second column. There are twenty words and definitions to match.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Nature of the Antagonist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the differences between protagonists and antagonists and recognize the fundamental purpose of an antagonist or villain in storytelling. They also explain conflict as used in literature.