1 Hook- What is a character?
Students will view a video from BrainPOP Jr. exploring different characters and their traits.
2 Direct Instruction
Students will read Penny the Rude Penguin from Reading A-Z (Level G) as a projectable text on the SMARTBoard.
3 Guided Practice
Using the projectable graphic organizer, students will discuss character traits of Penny and organize that information onto the graphic organizer.
4 Independent Practice
The students will help to create a list of favorite characters from that they have identified from stories that they have read. Students will then work in small groups to describe that character in a graphic organizer created using Popplet on an iPad.
5 Wrap-Up- Student Sharing
Students will present their character analysis to the class by utilizing the Apple TV to mirror their Popplet presentation on the SMARTBoard.