To compare and contrast main characters and story plots in a number of literature stories by using a matrix
To identify a person's character traits by looking at their words and actions by using a T-chart
To respond to a story character's success in overcoming obstacles by creating a greeting card for him or her
To understand a character's point of view by participating in a newspaper interview role-play
To demonstrate your understanding of a character's experiences within a story by writing a letter to him or her
To sit with a buddy and compare the ways in which you are the same and different in terms of your appearance, experiences and skills by using a Venn diagram.
To demonstrate an understanding of what a story character might need as he/she confronts dilemmas within the story by creating a suitcase of useful items for him or her