A ctions how a character behaves including how they react to people events. Jake is cassie s older brother.
E ffects on others the relationships the character has with other others and how characters treat each other.
Steal characterization worksheet pdf. From there students make inferences about those characters. Characterization is revealed through direct characterization and indirect characterization. This worksheet can be used with any fictional text after the students have learned about the process of characterization.
Springboard 1 11 rl 7 1 rl 7 3 worksheet printable. They identify an indirect character trait in each and explain their answers by referencing the text. Defining characterization characterization is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
Students read ten short examples of character interactions. Most of my characterization worksheets deal with indirect or implicit characterizations. A character speaks to other characters.
Students gather direct citations and organize them according to steal. It was created as part of a supplemental mini lesson for springboard grade 7 unit 1 activity 11 phaethon. Recognizing these characterizations is a higher order thinking skill whereby the student must make an inference based on textual details.
Characterization worksheet 1 directions. Speech thoughts effects on others actions looks see also. Here is a worksheet to help students practice characterizations.
Indirect characterization is when character traits are revealed through a character s behavior. Speech what they say. When developing characters the steal acronym can help you develop a well rounded personality.
Speech thoughts effects on others actions and looks. Pdf 112 8 kb add some text based fun to any novel play or short story with this easy to use worksheet where students choose a character and focus on evidence from the text as they examine the technique of direct and indirect characterization this 2 page pdf file includes a blank form and a completed sample to. Identify a character trait that is revealed by each action.
The words that a person speaks says a lot about them. This worksheet follows the steal method for analyzing characterization. One day they are walking home from school when a cold front rolls in and the temperature drops 20 degrees.
Read a short description of an event. Direct characterization tells the audience what the personality of the character is. Pdf 60 31 kb this characterization chart encourages students to gather evidence from a text before analyzing a character.
T houghts w hat a charac ter thinks believes values and wh at motivates a character. Students can use this graphic organizer to select the character types stock round flat dynamic static protagonist antagonist record details from the text using the steal. The patient boy and quiet girl were both well mannered and did not disobey their.
Disciplines storytelling characters steal characterization.