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Lesson 5: Building Characters From the Inside Out


Exploring Narrative Texts Unit Plan - Year 1 and Year 2 | Lesson 5 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the methods authors use to create a character.


Australian Curriculum alignment

English > Year 1 > Literature > Literature and context > ACELT1581
Discuss how authors create characters using language and images.

English > Year 1 > Literature > Responding to literature > ACELT1582
Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students' own experiences.

English > Year 1 > Literature > Examining literature > ACELT1584
Discuss features of plot, character and setting in different types of literature and explore some features of characters in different texts.

English > Year 2 > Literature > Examining literature > ACELT1591
Discuss the characters and settings of different texts and explore how language is used to present these features in different ways