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288 resources with the keyterm characterization

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Cheerful Hearts and Willing Feet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore characterization in Little Women. In this literature lesson, students participate in written analysis and research in order to explore Alcott's characterization in the novel.
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Surveying Salinger with Dialogue and Disillusionment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Find creative ways to teach Salinger's stories by focusing on dialogue, cultural context, and characterization.
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Stories That Sparkle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Picture books provide the impetus for a study of how authors make plots seem real and characters interesting. After reading several books, class members list the techniques the authors used to enliven their stories and then craft their...
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A Separate Peace - T Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Reading A Separate Peace? Readers analyze important quotes that appear in John Knowle's classic novel using the provided graphic organizer. Learners record a passage and provide an accompanying analysis for each entry. Consider having...
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Character Interviews on NaNo-TV

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Cool! Encourage your class to get to know a story's characters on a whole new level!  Dress like a character and sit for an interview with a TV host. The clear explanations, great examples, and practice activities included in this...
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Literature Circle Guides: Shiloh

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Response to literature and collaborative group discussion are the key foci of this thorough guide to teaching Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Newbery-winning novel Shiloh. Detailed sections enable readers to examine each chapter in depth....
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Literature Study Guide: All the President's Men

For Students 11th - 12th
Need a framework for independent reading or homeschool learning? The many activities and exercises contained in this resource can be used with any narrative text and ensure that learners can respond in depth to their reading. Pupils...
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Silent Movies: A Year 7 Scheme of Work

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Even an outline can give you enough information to execute an awsome project. The tasks for each of the seven weeks of this project are defined, as well as the objective and specific content facilitated through the project. Learners will...
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Hubris Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Bring this lesson on hubris to your short story unit. After reading Jack London's "To Build a Fire," young readers discuss the role of hubris in the protagonist's death. The lesson has connections to other short stories, such as "The...
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Fahrenheit 451:Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th
None of the activities or templates included in this resource directly address Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Instead, the materials can be used with any narrative. Included are templates for a reading schedule, chapter summaries,...
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Body Biography: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

For Teachers 7th
Class groups assume the identity of one of the primary human characters in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. They create a body biography that identifies the most important traits of their character, translate these traits into...
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Wuthering Heights: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Don’t let the title fool you. None of the materials included in the study guide are designed specifically for Emily Bronte’s classic novel; however, it is still an extremely valuable resource that should earn a spot in your curriculum...
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Discovering Character

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young readers work on the process of characterization through an array of literary and real-life examples. They begin by learning the basic process of characterization (STANDO), and analyze movie clips, pictures, and their own...
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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
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The Effects of Character Decisions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners explore characters' decisions. They play a card game in which they match a decision card with a direct effect card. Then they examine characters from The Wizard of Oz, record important decisions that they make on index cards,...
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Understanding Character

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use paper dolls to teach characterization. Kids create paper dolls for their main character, supporting character, and villain. After designing clothes for their dolls, writers pretend to be the characters and sit for a television...
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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...
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Fractured Fairytale

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Your class can create fractured fairy tales by taking familiar tales and altering the point of view. Have them shift the stories perspective to see how a unique variation on a classic story is hinged on who tells the story. Add in an art...
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Because of Winn-Dixie Scrapbook

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a fun resource that your kids will love. While reading the book Because of Winn-Dixie, they analyze the story's main characters by creating an online scrapbook. The purpose is to have them identify character traits and use...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a variety of activities corresponding to the book "Feathers" by Heather Forest. They answer story comprehension questions, and discuss how facial expressions can indicate different emotions. Students then complete...
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Come Fly with Me . . . Open a Book: Travels through Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This detailed overview of a curriculum unit suggests using travel literature to engage and stimulate your third graders’ interest in reading. The suggested reading list includes fiction and non-fiction materials and offers urban children...
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How to Write Really Good Dialogue

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How do you create (and punctuate) really good dialogue so that it moves your story forward and provides strong characterization? Use this literary worksheet loaded with examples, clearly stated directions, and fun exercises.  Fifth in a...
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A Separate Peace: Chapter 11 Reading and Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To better comprehend the novel, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, learners define 3 vocabulary words, define 1 literary term, and respond to 10 short-answer questions. This resource refers only to Chapter 13 of the book. 
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A Separate Peace: Chapter 9 Reading And Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils define 3 vocabulary words, define 1 literary term, and respond to 10 short-answer questions pertaining to chapter 9 of A Separate Peace by John Knowles. These activities are designed to help them better understand the novel and...