A Character Analysis e-book - Great graphic organizers
This e-book contains 5 character analysis graphic organizers. Try having your students use one of these graphic organizers to create a character or map out a lesser known character. Doing a character analysis of a non-main character helps students be able to see from multiple viewpoints. The character traits graphic organizer makes students not only identify 4 character traits of a character but have to locate the evidence in the story that demonstrates why the character has those character traits.
The comparing characters graphic organizer lets students use a Venn Diagram to compare two different characters in the story. Finally, the dynamic character graphic organizer lets students compare a character before and after a life changing event.
If you want your students to write a character analysis essay. These graphic organizers are a great place to start!
Character Analysis Writing Prompt
After students have created a character or analyzed a character, have them complete these great character study questions. A great way for them to further analyze their characters is to imagine what would happen to them in certain situations. What would your character do if they were kidnapped by pirates? The download comes with 7 different writing prompts.
From creating a character trading card to character interviews this download also contains 7 different activities that you can use to help students gain a deeper understanding of characters that they are studying. Finally, this download has a character traits vocabulary handout.