Story Elements

Character, Reading, Story Elements

Character Traits Part 2

  Welcome to part two of my {character traits} posts!  Today I’m going to share our daily anchor charts and some students’ work. Watch the Facebook live video about this topic here. {Click here} to check out part one and grab a character trait freebie! We focused on external traits- ones you can SEE on the outside, and internal traits- made up of…

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Character, Reading, Story Elements

Quite a Character: Teaching Character Traits

  Understanding characters is an essential part of reading comprehension, so today I’m going to share part one in a two part post on how to teach character traits. Watch the Facebook live video about this topic here. (Click here to skip to part two.) Like many lessons, I start with a hook. I ask my students to partner up…

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