Are you teaching character traits in your upper elementary classroom? You'll definitely want to download these free printables!It contains three activities:1. An Anchor Chart Activity (The four passages are provided for you to print!)2. A Sorting Activity (24 brief scenarios are provided for you to print!)3.
Teacher Trap|Understanding Characters. This article contains some solid ideas for anchor charts, like the one pictured above, for teaching students to think about character development. The visuals and simplicity of the designs make these ideas suitable for use with ELLs.
This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options. Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes. As always, remember: Tools, not rules!