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  • Tracy Nath

    Confessions of a Fourth Grade Teacher: Love this character trait anchor chart

  • Nicole Calvo

    Anchor chart ideas for language arts

  • More Than a Worksheet

    Love this simple organizer for teaching characterization. (FAST: Feelings, Actions, Sayings, Thoughts). Plus a whole collection of anchor charts from Confessions of a (former) Fourth Grade Teacher: My Anchor Charts!

  • Nancy Summers

    Character Analysis- the FAST method--Feelings, Actions, Sayings, and Thoughts.Confessions of a Fourth Grade Teacher!

  • Jeni Crowder

    All kinds of great anchor charts! Character Traits-Uses the acronym F.A.S.T. for Character's (F)eelings, (A)ctions, (S)ayings, (T)houghts...Could do this in students readers' notebooks.

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This teacher did a great character study on the BFG. I think that's an excellent choice for character study! I also like to stress the difference between character traits and actions, then connect the two. Awesome anchor chart from

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