Reflection: Relevance Character Traits: Describe them on your own - Section 2: Mini-Lesson


We spent time in the beginning of the year discussing genre so students know that the two main categories are narrative and informational. Some strategies can be used with both genres, like making predictions, making connections, and finding cause and effect. Some, however, are exclusive only to narrative text, like plot and characterization. It is important to have conversations about this with students so that they have the right types of books in their browsing boxes. A lot of students tend to read only narrative or only informational and it is good for them to get a different type to complete the independent practice tasks. Character Traits is a strategy that should be used with narrative books so for the assignment today, students will need to make sure to have a narrative text in their browsing box.

  or Informational?
  Relevance: Narrative or Informational?
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Character Traits: Describe them on your own

Unit 15: Character Traits Unit
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT identify Character Traits with their own text independently

Big Idea: Independent practice with the concept of Character Traits

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