Analyze text and identify character traits of characters with a Google Slides Interactive activity.
Toss that Character Traits Worksheet!
Your character traits lessons don’t have to be basic with Google Interactive activities from Teach Starter. We’ve put together an activity to have your elementary students analyzing text and identifying character traits in no time!
- This activity presents the learner with twenty different scenarios to read and analyze.
For each of the passages, the students will choose the character trait or feeling that is being demonstrated. They will then click, drag, and drop the correct answer into the answer box.
Through this activity, students will demonstrate comprehension and show their ability to analyze a fictional character and determine the positive or negative character traits being demonstrated by the character.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your Reading lessons.
In addition to individual student work time, use this activity to enhance learning through guided reading groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.
If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners and ELL/ESL students, we have a few suggestions for keeping students on track with these concepts:
🆘 Support Struggling Students
- Support struggling readers by providing read aloud accommodations, or by having them partner with a stronger reading partner to complete the activity.
- Provide ELL/ESL students with definitions and/or images depicting the different character trait options on the slides.
➕ Challenge Fast Finishers
- Challenge your fast finishers to read fictional books from the classroom library and identify the character traits being demonstrated by the characters in the book.
🧑🏫 Group Learning
Project the slides onto a screen and work through them as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks or mini whiteboards.
Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies!
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
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Assign this interactive activity in Google Classroom. Please be sure to open in Edit mode, not presentation mode. Students click/drag/drop to identify the character traits being shown in the story.
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Use these task cards to practice analyzing characters within any fictional text.
Use the Character Traits and Motivations Worksheet to help students analyze characters in literary texts.
Use this flip book template with your upper elementary students when teaching about the features of literary characters.