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Story Character Homepage

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Story Character Homepage

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Literary Elements Map

Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 4

Edward Stratemeyer, creator of book series such as Nancy Drew, was born on this day in 1862.

Students select several books from one of Stratemeyer's series to read, discuss shared elements in the books, and use the 3-Circle Venn Diagram to compare story elements.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 25

Celebrate Kate DiCamillo's birthday today.

After examining the characters in one of DiCamillo's stories, students write original short stories featuring animals as central characters.

 

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