Here is what this unit includes:
~Character Essential Questions: 12 Essential Questions with Full Sheets of Question strips for Reading Journals
~“Characters” Anchor Chart: What Are Characters? - 5 statements about characters on word cards for use on a pocket chart.
~Character Stories: 6 character stories about a fictional character. Contains a recording sheet to tell about the character.
~Character Labeling: 6 character pictures to label with describing words about what the characters are like based on the character story.
~Character Compare/Contrast: Open ended character Venn diagram
~Build a Character Game: FUN Character Game where students move around the game board picking up character trait cards to build their own character. Students will also be challenged throughout the game with character inferencing cards. The recording sheet lets them draw a picture of their character using the cards they collected during the game and write a story about their new character.
~Character Photograph: Students will draw a picture of a character from their story and write describing words in the box that tells about the character.
~Character Traits Poster: Students will use the character traits poster in an open ended activity. They can write a story, play bingo, or even find characters with those character traits.
~Character Map: Students will draw a picture of a character in the middle, write the characters inside/outside traits, and tell what the character says and does.
~Character Thinking Stems: Use these Inferencing and Character Thinking Stems with your students during read alouds to guide student thinking. This also comes with a sticky note template to print the thinking stems onto sticky notes for students to use independently or with a partner.
~Prove it!: Use these Prove It! thinking stems with your students to guide them to find the text evidence that tells them about the characters. Text evidence magnifying glasses are also included.
~Characters Mini Book: Students will draw pictures of the characters they read about and write complete sentence about what the character say, what they do, and how they feel.
~Connections to Characters: Students will think of a time that they felt like the characters in the stories they read. They will make a connection to the character, draw a picture of themselves, and write about it.
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