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Are you struggling to find printables, activities, lessons, and ideas to teach the reading skill of Describing and Analyzing Characters and their traits while reading a text? This Digital and Printable Reading Toolkit will give you mini-lessons, reading response worksheets, anchor charts, and more to help target character trait and analysis.
This Reading Toolkit provides digital and printable resources for comprehension skills. Think of this as a Reading Comprehension Toolkit. These are activities that are NOT book specific. Here are some of the things you’ll find in our Reading
- Video mini-lessons of Katie and Amy teaching the skill
- Digital and Printable reading response activities
- Digital and Printable anchor charts
- Digital Interactive activities to practice the skill
- Digital and Printable comprehension activities
- Reading Passages that correlate with each skill
- Directed Drawings that correlate with each skill
- Chants (with videos) to reinforce the comprehension skill
- Digital and Printable Exit Tickets
- AND MORE (read below for specifics)
This teaching resource is NOT a set of lesson plans. This is a set of activities that can be used when you are focusing on Character Traits and Character Analysis. They can be used throughout a unit of study OR they can be used throughout the year as you are reading books in class. We wanted to give you EVERYTHING you could ever need for a comprehension skill.
The digital activities come in three formats:
1. PowerPoints are found in the zip file.
2. Google Slide Links are found throughout the PDF.
3. Seesaw Links are found throughout the PDF.
For Google Slides and Seesaw, you simply click and save/assign to your class.
Here’s what is included:
•Character Analysis Chant with Teaching Video
•Character Trait Chant with Teaching Video
•Read Aloud Teaching Video for Character Traits
•Teaching Video for Analyzing Characters
•11 Character Trait and Analyzing Characters Focus Posters
•I Can Describe Characters Digital Anchor Chart (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•How Does the Character Change Digital Anchor Chart (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•External vs Internal Character Traits Digital Anchor Chart (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•How Do Characters Change Anchor Chart (Printable)
•Character Trait Bookmarks (Printable)
•I Can Analyze Characters Anchor Chart (Printable)
•Character Analysis Printables: The Character’s Feelings, Using Dialogue to Describe Characters, How Do Characters Respond to Challenges, I Can Describe Characters, Describing Characters Flap-Ups
•Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies Read Aloud, Interactive Digital Activity, Directed Drawing (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•Which Words Describe? Interactive Digital Activity (10 slides) (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•Let’s Trade! (Character Trait Synonym activity) Interactive Digital Activity (10 slides) (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•What Do They Do Next? Interactive Digital Activity and Teaching Video (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•Who is Feeling What? Interactive Digital Activity (10 slides) (PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•4 Level 1 Character Analysis Passages (Printable, PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•4 Level 2 Character Analysis Passages (Printable, PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•4 Level 3 Character Analysis Passages (Printable, PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•10 Exit Tickets for Describing Characters (Printable, PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
•7 Digital and Printable Reading Response Sheets for Making Predictions (Printable, PPT, Seesaw, Google Slides)
Predictions and Synthesizing Toolkit
Settings and Illustrations
Questioning While Reading
Summarizing the Text
Nonfiction Text Features
Theme and Lesson