Integrate technology when teaching character traits - includes instructions and grading rubric for a Character Traits Wordle!

Character Traits Technology Integration

A character traits lesson plan is likely going to include students reading a fictional story and filling out a character trait graphic organizer. However, there are several easy ways to integrate technology into your character trait lesson plans and help bring your students into the 21st century. Create a WordleOne of my favorite ways to integrate technology while teaching character …

Ways to introduce character traits by making it relevant to your students. A free character trait mobile is included.

Introducing Character Traits – With a Fun Freebie

When introducing character traits, making it relevant to students is the best way to get them interested and engaged. Instead of introducing character traits by having students read other texts and identify traits of different characters, have students think about their own character traits. There are several fun and easy ways to do this with your 2nd grade, 3rd grade, …

Fun, no-prep ways to integrate writing into your character traits lesson plans.

Character Traits Writing Integration

When teaching students about character traits, we often focus on the reading aspect – how to identify character traits, how to find evidence from the text, how to build character trait vocabulary, how characters are described within a text, etc. However, integrating writing into your lessons on character traits can be a valuable, LOW PREP tool that requires students to …

Improve reading comprehension in upper elementary students by building their character trait vocabulary.

Developing Character Trait Vocabulary

Around October of my first year teaching, my students had to take their first district mandated practice test. Fortunately, the test only covered skills that we had already covered, one of which was character traits. I was pretty confident – we had created character trait anchor charts, used evidence from the text to identify different character traits, and examined characters …

Character Traits Word Wall - Includes a Free Template so you can create your own!

Character Traits Word Wall

Going into my 3rd year teaching, I was finally beginning to feel more confident. I had successfully dealt with some difficult behavior problems, explained equivalent fractions to my 3rd graders without any tears, and I finally felt certain that my students were learning a lot. Then, I taught a lesson on character traits that resulted in an unexpected confusion in …

Free Character Traits Lists - Includes a list of positive character traits, a list of negative character traits, and a list of synonyms of character traits.

Free Character Traits List

Below are 3 different character traits lists for you to use to help expand your students’ character trait vocabulary. Or, check out my these other freebies, tips, and ideas to make teaching character traits easier. You can download a free pdf version of these Character Trait Lists on the Character Trait Page in the Lifetime Access Area. Just look for …