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 …

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 …

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 resourced – includes 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 my Members Area. Just …

Character Traits Questions: Higher Order Thinking

As teachers, we are constantly questioning our students. We all know how important it is to ask our students higher level thinking questions, but often the questions we think of on the spot are more knowledge or comprehension based questions. Questions that encourage students to analyze, apply, or evaluate their learning are harder to come up with on the spot. …