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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Bright Morning: Exploring Character Development in Fiction
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||40 minutes|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Copies of the book that students will read—Sing Down the Moon, by Scott O'Dell, in this example. Any book that the class has read or heard as a group will work for this lesson, however. Alternative books are included on the book list.
- Overhead projector and overhead, board, or chart paper
- General classroom supplies (paper, markers or chalk, etc.)
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
What is Character? (optional background material)
- Read the book that you've chosen for the class.
- Prepare overhead, board, or chart paper.