Charlotte Is Wise, Patient, and Caring: Adjectives and Character Traits

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  • Jul 29 2010 8:42 PM

    Gail Zeigler

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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students define the purpose of adjectives and find examples in shared reading. Then students "become" one of the major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters using Internet reference tools to compile lists of accurate, powerful adjectives. In class discussion, students support their lists with details from the reading. The accompanying worksheet instructions use "Charlotte's Web" as an example, but this activity is effective with any work of literature in which characterization is important. Less

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts

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