A set of two posters explaining direct and indirect characterization.
The writer directly provides information about a character’s personality and tells the reader what the character is like.
The writer uses the character’s thoughts, words and actions to reveal information about them. They can also use how other characters respond to that character, including what they think and say about them.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
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