Ever asked your students to describe a character? Good, bad, nice, mean? Yes, I've had that lesson fail and I figured out what to do about it. Provide your students with a set of character traits and definitions that will have them increasing the level of their vocabulary in no time! 48 character traits, activity sheets, lesson ideas, great for poster, bulletin board, word of week, and more!
It’s important to develop the voice of your character(s) because it will make them more alive and realistic. By voice, I mean the way he speaks and thinks. In this post, I have therefore compiled a list of questions to help you develop the voice of your character. How to Develop the
Understanding and identifying theme is a higher-order skill that often leaves many students scratching their heads. Use these tips, examples, and resources from Presto Plans to help you along the way. This free bulletin board and activity helps students differentiate between topic and theme by having them write a thematic statement in the form of a social media post (140 characters or less) with a relevant topic hashtag.
Cottage Bookcase Reclaimed Douglas fir gives rustic charm. By David Radtke Every board of this bookcase is full of character—nail holes, gouges and even hammer marks. That’s because each piece was pulled from an old Montgomery Ward warehouse in Baltimore. Originally part of a large shelving system built more than 75 years ago, our reclaimed boards still retained a dusty aroma and had mellowed to a rich warm color. These …
50 acts of kindness for the classroom! These 50 ideas are meant specifically for students to use at school.
Content Area Close Reading: Read images. Look at main "characters"; setting, physical and emotional; secondary characters; foreground and background CNN: Students of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, shout insults at Elizabeth Eckford as she walks toward the school building on the first day of school in 1957. Schools in Arkansas integrated races after the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.