Teaching about character traits. Substitutes for generic terms like "mean" or "good" for when writers need to be more specific.

I'm so tired of hearing that the character is "Nice" Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

Character traits blog post! I would have students look for quotes to support the trait on the card

engaging lesson on character traits - add different color marker per group addition - examples for appearance, action, dialogue, monologue

From 3 Secrets to Teaching  Character Traits    Emotions vs Traits Character Traits Anchor Chart

Understanding Characters

Free Character Trait List - sorted by synonyms to help students build character trait vocabulary.  Teaching Made Practical

Free Character Trait List - sorted by synonyms to help students build character trait vocabulary. Teaching Made Practical:

My favorite books for teaching character traits, actions, and feelings! Read the post for more lessons!

August and September Read Alouds

My favorite time of day is read aloud in the classroom. All my students sitting around and enjoying a story together. As the teacher, I always like to choose rich texts with tons of learning opportuni

Teach character traits with this FREE character traits activity! It includes three components: a character traits anchor chart, lesson, and interactive notebook printable!

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Teach character traits with this FREE character traits activity! It includes three components: a character traits anchor chart, lesson, and interactive notebook printable!

Ever asked your students to describe a character? Good, bad, nice, mean? Yes, I've had that lesson fail and I figured out what to do about it. Provide your students with a set of EMOJI STYLE character traits and definitions that will have them increasing the level of their vocabulary in no time! 48 character traits, activity sheets, lesson ideas, great for poster, bulletin board, word of week, and more!

Emoji Theme Character Traits for an Emoji Bulletin Board

Ever asked your students to describe a character? Good, bad, nice, mean? Yes, I've had that lesson fail and I figured out what to do about it. Provide your students with a set of EMOJI STYLE character traits and definitions that will have them increasing

Blog post with anchor charts, read aloud ideas, and tips for teaching character traits!

Understanding Characters

Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters I would start the year with this about getting to know our classmates and then return to it for story character lessons.

This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. Select one at random and discuss how a character would act if given this label

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This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. This list helps students to dig deeper and gives them replacement words! (Free at TPT)

FREE! Are you teaching your students about character traits? These free posters and printables are engaging for your students and allow them to reflect and make connections between themselves, literature, and the world.  Each trait of the week has two printable worksheets that can be copied front to back.  Even better.... they are FREE! Enjoy!

This Weekly Character Traits FREEBIE is a sample contains character traits posters and character traits printables for two weeks (character traits in this sample include gratitude and greed).

Any teacher will tell you the school year runs through cycles, much like seasons in a year.  Each year might bring new adventures, but ol...

Any teacher will tell you the school year runs through cycles, much like seasons in a year. Each year might bring new adventures, but ol.

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