Characterization Mini-lessons:  A Mega Bundle for Facilitating Essay Writing and Discussion
This bundle consists of 15+ multi-lesson activities to get your students involved in analyzing one of the key literary elements: characterization. In fact, all other elements and techniques generally revolve around characterization, so by working with your students to analyze character, they will also be exposed to these other devices.

This bundle is divided into two sections: “Series Activities” and “Characterization Quick-picks.” The first section is organized according to a “lead activity” that corresponds to follow-up activities. Each “lead activity” contains a “Teacher Page” that gives instructions and tips for implementation along with the Task, Objectives, Common Core Standards, and an Optional Do Now Activity.

Each “lead activity” is followed by a series of activities that are designed to stem from the “lead activity” although several of the follow-up activities can be used in isolation on their own. Each of these “follow-up” activities requires students to further explore characterization and finally to synthesize their findings into some kind of writing or presentation. This bundle is organized by “lead” activities that mostly include the following documents: Teacher Page, Lead Activity, Exploratory Activity, Interactive Activity, and Synthesis Activity (not necessarily in that order). You as the teacher can decide which activities will best fit the needs of your students and your curriculum and use them accordingly.

The second section of this bundle contains “Characterization Quick-picks,” which are a series of single characterization lessons that you can use in isolation with any piece of literature or in conjunction with any of the more structured lesson series in section one of the booklet. These “grab and go” activities are particularly useful on those days when you need a quick lesson that is aligned to the Common Core.

There are enough activities in this bundle to make characterization the entire focus of your curriculum. Use the multiple times throughout the year with different pieces of literature, or work through each activity as the year progresses.

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  • Characterization-Bundle-Preview.pages
  • Character-Assassination-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • CHARACTERIZATION-ADJECTIVES-LIST-(1).pdf
  • Characterization-Essay-Prompts-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Characterization-Quick-Picks.pdf
  • Characters-in-3-d-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Debate-Time-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • HOW-TO-USE-THIS-CHARACTERIZATION-BUNDLE.pdf
  • Love-Triangle-Characterization-Activity-be-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Mind-Jump-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Mirror-Magic-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Motivation-Machine-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Personality-Profiles-Characterization-Activity-be-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Relationship-Rectangle-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Stargram-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • Subtext-Submarine-Characterization-Activity-by-Bespoke-ELA.pdf
  • What's-in-a-name-Characterization-Activity-be-Bespoke-ELA.pdf

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Created: Jul 28, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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