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.
Check out these FREE character trait activities! This blog post contains a character traits anchor chart and an idea for a character trait lesson where students learn more challenging character trait vocabulary to create a collaborative class book! If you want students to move beyond "nice" and "mean" character trait responses, check this out!
DA for grades 2-4. Whole group. After reading a text, the class works together to recall what the character was like on the inside and outside. This type of activity will help with basic comprehension skills.