A fun and creative way to learn about how adjectives can be used to describe a character’s appearance and personality.
This versatile template can be used in either the reading or writing classroom! Use it when learning about the different parts of a sentence and how adjectives are used in writing to provide information about nouns, or when learning about character traits in reading!
This teaching resource is ideal to use in the classroom when reading, deconstructing, and responding to Literature.
After enjoying a shared reading experience of a Fairy Tale, Traditional Tale, or other text of your choice:
- discuss how adjectives are used to give information about characters in the story
- identify adjectives within the text
- brainstorm adjectives that describe your chosen character
- complete the steps to create a character accordion
- make a vibrant classroom display.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Use frequently occurring adjectives.
Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
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