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Character Map - Would be great in guided reading with higher levels or do a something similar as an anchor chart for a mini lesson.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

from Teacher Trap

Understanding Characters

Understanding Characters on the inside and outside. I love the distinction being made between physical attributes and character traits.

▶ Pigeons - Cute animation cartoon - YouTube -- Use with mini lesson on character traits, problem/solution, or as a writing activity prompt.

from Scholastic Teachers

Teaching Character Traits in Reader's Workshop

Great for teaching Characterization in reading unit. Have students create words about themselves with silhouettes or portraits!