By Jennifer Jacobson
Most often, literary characters are developed and understood by their actions. This organizer helps students to see the connection between a character’s actions and his or her description. Used as a prewriting tool, it helps students to “show what their character is like,” rather than telling.
In this lesson, students will:
• identify character traits
• infer character traits from story clues
• show character through action in their writing
Includes examples for primary and intermediate grades. Whiteboard ready with a colorized writable PDF of the graphic organizer—PLUS a version in Notebook software! 0 pages.