Characterization: Learn and Write! Activities for Grades 6 - 12
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“Characterization -
Fiction Prompt Extravaganza”
from PerfettoWritingRoom©.

An overall resource – different than either our Character Master Course which is very in-depth or our Introduction to Characterization – This resource provides great background information and fantastic, educational and fun writing opportunities.
1. Our nifty and in-depth handout “Direct Versus Indirect Characterization – Is One REALLY Better Than the Other?”
2. The TIP Sheet which helps students remember key methods of indirect characterization and ways to best use direct characterization.
3. The “Master ‘Show Don’t Tell’ Guide” – powerful tips on writing better.

4. “The Indirect Characterization Writing Activity” – Use up to four times!
5. Character Expansion Task Cards – 12 task cards, EACH a powerful entry into scene – Use up to twelve times!
6. “I Can Read ‘em Like a Book: Writing Emotion Into a Scene Using Indirect Characterization” – Use up
to seven times!
7. “Stock Characters: Defy the Mold!”
8. “ Prompt One: Guided Visualization”
9. “Fiction Writing – Character in a Scene: Three Prompt Options”
10. “Character Data Sheets” – a multiuse gem.
11. “It’s All In a Name!”
12. CCSS for your high school classroom! (Disregard for college or personal use).
If you need an in-depth product on how to implement the Writer’s workshop please see:
The Writer’s Workshop For High School: An 8-Day Common-Core Unit.
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Created: Nov 10, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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