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Silhouette Characterization – A Teaching Strategy

Silhouette Characterization   This post will illustrate how to teach character traits using silhouettes. This simple no prep method is both engaging and fun for students.¬† Instructions Click here to download the printable.¬† Option 1 – Print the silhouettes found on page 8 on heavyweight paper. Cut out the patterns. Students trace the character onto …

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Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Story Elements

Peter Pan Story Elements   Peter Pan Story Elements This file contains the following: 5 Character Traits Booklets Graphic Organizers Plot Devices Types of Conflict¬† Links to Free Printable Anchor Charts for the following: Setting Point of View Theme Plot Development These printables are large enough to use as anchor charts. Print them out using …

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Stone Fox Character Traits Booklets

Stone Fox Grandfather will not get out of bed although Doc Smith says nothing is wrong with him. Little Willy takes over Grandfather’s duties and harvests the potato crop. He thinks everything will be fine, until Clifford Snyder comes to collect $500 in back taxes. In his desperation little Willy decides to enter the adult …

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Teaching Character Traits with Graphic Organizers

Teaching Character Traits Describing a character in depth including describing a character’s thoughts, words, or actions is an important Common Core Standard. Beginning in 5th grade students must also be able to compare characters. Listed below are a few ways to help students understand this important standard. #1 Use a Picture of the Character with …

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