Lesson Plan

Fairy Tale Character Traits

Students will be able to answer questions to show understanding of character traits. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to be used prior to The Paper Bag Princess lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Paper Bag Princesslesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Paper Bag Princesslesson plan.

Objectives

Academic
  • Students will be able to answer character trait questions to demonstrate comprehension.
Language
  • I can show understanding of a text by answering questions about characters.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Teach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceCharacter ReactionsCharacter Traits: Princess and the PeaVocabulary Cards: Fairy Tale Character TraitsGlossary: Fairy Tale Character Traits
  • Explain to students that today they will be learning how to discuss characters in a story, along with some new vocabulary to talk about the characters.
  • Write castle, prince, and princess on the board. Have students turn to partners to discuss each word to see if they can come up with a definition and an example or sentence for each.