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288 resources with the keyterm characterization

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Literature: It's a Mad, Mad Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine how the themes expressed in Macbeth are also applicable to contemporary society. They complete a series of written assignments demonstrating their comprehension of theme, content, and interpretation of the play....
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The Twits- The Beginning

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss how they use picture clues in their story predictions of Roald Dahl's, The Twits. They practice reading parts of the story aloud while they receive feedback about their use of expression, timing, or punctuation.
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Characterization

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students draw pictures to generate ideas about a character. They use prewriting skills to plan written work. They then dictate or write detailed descriptions of familiar person, places, objects, or experiences.
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Language Arts: Character Analysis

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the character traits of Peter in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. They find quotations in the story that illlustrate the traits. Students use Kidspiration to write their reports on a template.
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Diction and Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the use of diction and vocabulary in "A Schoolmaster's Progress". They consider how the use of certain vocabulary and diction shades different characters and write a letter describing events in the point of view of a...
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Bull Run by Paul Fleischman, a Young Adult Novel

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read and discuss Bull Run by Paul Fleischman. In groups, they select a character and re-write or act out that character's story and share it with the rest of the class.
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Survivor Vs. Canterbury Tales

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders participate in activities that compare and contrast The Canterbury Tales with the television show, Survivor. They write a compare and contrast essay, and create a festival table and PowerPoint presentation.
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The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students listen to story The Hundred Dresses, and use adjectives to describe each character.
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Characterization - Developing a Character

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils, in groups, develop a narrative describing their theory of a character. They are given one of the belongings of a mystery person.
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Where in the World is Cinderella?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read several versions of the Cinderella story and examine variations from different cultures. They consider how point of view affects a story and develop a multimedia presentation with their observations.
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Fifties/Sixties Musical Playwriting Workshop

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners write a coherent script based on characterization, theme, conflict and emotional tone as found in the songs' lyrics and develop an understanding of the enjoyment that comes through discipline and hard work leading toward a...
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Characterization

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students use excerpts from the book, "Pappa's Parrot," in order to discuss the direct and indirect characterization of the characters they are reading about. In this characterization lesson plan, students choose examples of each type of...
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MYSPACE Profiles - Romeo and Juliet Characterization

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Romeo and Juliet worksheet, students create a MySpace website as a characterization analysis for the play Romeo and Juliet. Students complete a characterization sheet for the activity.
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Twelfth Night: Act 1, Scene 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students journal in response to reading act 1, scene 4 of Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night. In this literature lesson, students read the play, discuss characterization and other literary elements, and create a list of persuasive...
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Imagery Eye: What Do Characters See?

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this character worksheet, students write down what a character sees in a space surrounding a picture of an eye. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Characterization

For Students 5th - 7th
In this characterization activity, students complete the bubble chart for a character they have read about in a book. Students write the name of the character in the center, use one bubble for what the character says about him or...
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Walking in Someone Else's Shoes

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Walking in Someone Else's Shoes worksheet, students create a character sketch based on a shoe. Students answer specific questions to create the character.
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Number the Stars Chapter 16

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider information about the character Peter, in the book Number the Stars. They discuss the author's use of withholding information about characters in her book. They discuss the issues of theme and climax within the book.
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Sherlock Holmes: "The Sign of Four" Chapter 1

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss Sherlock Holmes use of drugs in this chapter of the book. They write a letter to either Dr. Watson or Sherlock Holmes offering advice on Holmes' use of drugs.
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The Art of Charity in Characterization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners garner knowledge of characterization of the pilgrims in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and see that even the less savory characters must be flushed out in description of personality and physical traits.
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Story Telling

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students, through the use of 4 different improvisational exercises, discover how to tell effective stories. They chose 2 selections and perform them, using the interesting methods they learned.
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Storytelling and Drawing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars orally retell the Yosemite Miwok legends and design accompanying artistic depictions. They discover the various storytelling elements, such as plot and theme.
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Characters in the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students dress and act as selected characters from Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". They identify each other and make predictions about the upcoming chapters based on their observations about the characters.
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Words to Warm the Winter: Characters Count!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take part in a mini-lesson on characterization, discuss roles for Literary Circles and meet for the first true session of their Literary Circles.