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Compare with Adjectives

Which traits do your students share with their favorite characters? Find out as you introduce new adjectives! This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan All About Me: Character Traits.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the All About Me: Character Traitslesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the All About Me: Character Traitslesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to use verbs and adjectives to compare themselves to fictional characters.

Language

Students will use verbs and adjectives in conversation to compare themselves to fictional characters using visuals, sentence frames, and partner support.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Display a familiar fictional book to the class.
  • Call on volunteers to identify the characters in the book.
  • Prompt students to describe one of the main characters. Ask questions such as, "What is this character like?" and "What does this character do?" Record student responses on chart paper.