Responding to Literature: Character Analysis
- Grades: 6–8
Students will use graphic organizers and charts to analyze characters. In turn, students will exhibit their ability to analyze a specific character by creating a "Character T-Shirt." Different locations on the shirt will be for different character traits. For example one sleeve is for character weaknesses and the other for character strengths.
- Create a "Character T-shirt" that exemplifies their ability to analyze a character.
- Compare and contrast two characters within a piece of literature.
- Produce a well-written response to literature that contains an understanding of character, plot structure, and theme; and speaks to a clear audience.
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: Understanding Character