Character Map - Would be great in guided reading with higher levels or do a something similar as an anchor chart for a mini lesson.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad# Character Maps, Guide Reading, Character Lessons, Totally Terrif, Character Charts, Graphics Organizations, Character Analysis, Character Traits, 2Nd Grade
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Great character map. I'm using a similar one I made with my students for the characters of Othello. I'm going to have them do 1 character of their choice for homework, then the next day I'll have the main character chart on poster board. They'll do carousel walking/groups and collectively add information to each large chart.
Great way to teach finding evidence from the text. After reading a book together as a class come up with an argument (ex. Julius is the Baby of the World) and have each class member look through the text to find and cite statements that support this argument. Then go through them as a class and talk about which statements supported the argument and which didn't.
When writing a story, our characters really start growing on us. In fact, sometimes it's hard to get their voices out of our heads! Unfortunately, other times they're as quiet as a mouse. Have that problem? Try using this worksheet to get to know your character better.
The "Stop and Jot" strategy further enhances reading comprehension for students as they can get inside a character's mind to figure out what the character is thinking to become better readers. Students can also expand upon this strategy and compare and contrast major characters. Beside the "W" post-it, questions such as why, how enables deep, intellectual thinking about the story.