Teaching Resource

Character Traits Template

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 2 - 4

A graphic template to record characters traits.

Use this resource with your students when studying characters and their traits, or when studying historical figures.

After reading a piece of text, have your students provide evidence to support six character traits that describe one of the characters.

This resource works great as a whole class activity or a task during reading groups.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1591

    Discuss the characters and settings of different texts and explore how language is used to present these features in different waysElaborationsdescribing features of text settings including time, colours used to portray year, season, and place (count...

  • ACELT1599

    Discuss how language is used to describe the settings in texts, and explore how the settings shape the events and influence the mood of the narrativeElaborationsidentifying and discussing the use of descriptive adjectives (‘in the middle of a va...

  • ACELT1605

    Discuss how authors and illustrators make stories exciting, moving and absorbing and hold readers’ interest by using various techniques, for example character development and plot tensionElaborationsexamining the author’s description of a c...

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