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Become a Character: Adjectives, Character Traits, and Perspective

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Become a Character: Adjectives, Character Traits, and Perspective

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 16

The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850.

Students brainstorm the possible meaning of the title The Scarlet Letter and what its significance might be. The class' responses are returned to once the reading has begun to see how their definitions have changed.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 24

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, was born in 1896.

After reading The Great Gatsby, students work in pairs, select a chapter from the novel, and rewrite it from the point of view of a different character.

 

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