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Students analyze characters from short stories they've read with this worksheet. In the Thought bubble, students write things that the character thinks/ thinks about. In the speech bubble, things the character says or talks about. In the arrows, places the character goes. In the heart, things the character cares about. In the "explosion bubble," things the character does. In the octagon, a physical description of the character. This resource is part of the Fiction Unit and the English 10 course.
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-04-29.
Hello! I love the idea of using a worksheet like this to teach students about characterization. The graphics give the students a visual to help them understand what to write inside each shape. I also like that you separated the characteristics into categories. Rather than just creating a bulleted list of general characteristics, the student must distinguish between the character's values, physical features, actions, etc. Overall, this worksheet would allow students to develop a well-rounded list of character attributes. I only gave it a 4-star rating because I think it would be helpful to include at least minimal written directions on the sheet for students who learn better through text. Other than that, I love the idea!