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  • Heather Temske

    Character study with Officer Buckle - thinking of my third grade friends

  • Sarah Williams

    Officer Buckle: Community Helpers Character Study

  • Jessica Cervantes

    2nd grade story Officer Buckle :Character traits

  • Lychelle Ignacio

    Officer Buckle and Gloria (character development)

  • Jakki Bourgault

    My favorite 2nd grade story when I was teaching with Karyn Kenyon. Character Analysis example --> this is an activity using the book "Officer Buckle and Gloria". But it can be used with any book. It helps children discuss a story and give adjectives to describe a main character in a book

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Fletcher talks about how creating characters with realistic characteristics is important. This pin I believe it's just perfect, it describes the different point Fletcher described in the text. We have to imagine the facial expressions, how they talk, how they feel and even put a name that goes along with the characteristics of your character.

Teaching characterization Have students use the book to draw a picture of the character. Then they add speech bubbles to show the characters point of view and thoughts. I couldn't find this on the blog, but the picture and explanation above should be enough...what a great idea!

The Colorful Apple: Character Traits

Teaches kids how to use adjectives and allows them a chance to get used to standing up in front of a classroom full of children. A shy child could be a possible downfall of completing this activity to its fullest extent.

Read The Littlest Pilgrim by Brandi Daugherty and then complete the character chart

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Chart to use when introducing logical consequences using Lily's Plastic Purple Purse by Kevin Henkes. Chart helps students identify with Lily and helps them understand that we all make mistakes.