Teacher Trap|Understanding Characters. This article contains some solid ideas for anchor charts, like the one pictured above, for teaching students to think about character development. The visuals and simplicity of the designs make these ideas suitable for use with ELLs.
This teacher did a great character study on the BFG. I think that's an excellent choice for character study! I also like to stress the difference between character traits and actions, then connect the two. Awesome anchor chart from oneextradegree.blogspot.com
Anchor Chart to guide students to identify key words to help them determine the point of view of a text. Worksheet to use with any text. Students determine the point of view the story and then write the keywords that let them to choose that point of view.