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PowerPoint Presentation: Character Traits Learning Target: Learning Target LT: I can use character trait words. We will practice this learning target two different ways. You will be able to: Use character trait words to make inferences about characters and people. D efine and give synonyms and antonyms for character trait words. Characterization: Characterization Characterization is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. Characterization is revealed through direct characterization and indirect characterization . Direct Characterization tells the audience what the personality of the character is. Indirect Characterization shows things that reveal the personality of a character. There are several elements of indirect characterization: appearance, actions, speech, thoughts and feelings, character motivations, character relationships, and other characters’ reactions. Star Person Directions: Label all eight parts of star person. Remember star person helps readers think about the different elements of indirect characterization.: Star Person Directions: Label all eight parts of star person. Remember star person helps readers think about the different elements of indirect characterization. Character Traits: Character Traits Characters Traits: the qualities that make up a character. Character traits are expressed in adjectives; they describe a character’s personality (not feelings). Character Trait Examples: positive, energetic, talkative Homework Review: Homework Review Directions for homework: Look up the definition for each word, make sure to choose the definition that is related to character traits. Use the character trait word in a sample sentence. Then find at least one synonym and one antonym for each word. Words: aggressive, anxious, conceited, considerate, enthusiastic, extroverted, gullible, intelligent, introverted, materialistic, mischievous, reckless, sentimental, solemn, and vain. Homework Review: Homework Review 1. aggressive : ready or likely to attack or confront; forward. sentence example: He’s very uncooperative and aggressive . synonyms: assertive, fierce, in your face, pushy, militant, forceful antonyms: laid-back, mild, passive, submissive Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 2. anxious : afraid or nervous about what may happen sentence example: Katie was always anxious ; her hands would shake and she would get really sweaty whenever she thoughts about the future. synonyms: afraid, nervous, worried, apprehensive, fidgety, antsy, and restless. antonyms: calm, collected, composed, and peaceful. Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 3. conceited: having an excessively favorable opinion of one’s abilities, appearance, etc. sentence example: Bill was so conceited ; he always thought he was the best at everything. synonyms: arrogant, cocky, bigheaded, snotty antonyms: humble, timid, modest, self-conscious Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 4. considerate: showing kindly awareness or regards for another’s feelings, circumstance, etc. sentence example: Lily was so considerate ; she always held the door open for others. synonyms: compassionate, thoughtful, kind, and polite antonyms: careless, rude, selfish, and inattentive Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 5. enthusiastic: having intense enjoyment, interest, and approval . sentence example: She was enthusiastic about life. She would wake up with a smile on her face, waiting to see what the day had in store for her. synonyms: excited, passionate, eager, and thrilled antonyms: disinterested, apathetic, and indifferent Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 6. extroverted: outgoing and expressive. sentence example: Jackie was extroverted ; she was the life of the party. synonyms: sociable, friendly, personable, and unreserved antonyms: introverted, self-observer, and solitary Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 7. gullible: easily deceived or cheated sentence example: Stephanie was so gullible . She would believe anything the boys told her . synonyms: trusting, naïve, unsuspecting, and foolish antonyms: suspicious, discerning, knowledgeable Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 8. intelligent: having good understanding or high/quick mental capacity, quick to comprehend. sentence example: Vicky was an intelligent student. synonyms: brainy, bright, smart, brilliant, wise, and perceptive antonyms: unaware, foolish, ignorant Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 9. introverted: shy, or concerned with one’s own thoughts and feelings sentence example: Jane is introverted . She keeps to herself. synonyms: solitary, loner, self-observer, and narcissist antonyms: extroverted, outgoing, and sociable Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 10.materialistic: excessively concerned with physical  comforts or the acquisition of material things rather than  spiritual, intellectual, moral, or cultural values. sentence example: Joe was so materialistic. He always wanted the newest video games, shoes, and clothes. synonyms: greedy, temporal, and material antonyms: thrifty, minimalist Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 11. mischievous: causing or showing fondness for causing trouble in a playful way. sentence example: The kittens were mischievous ; they were into everything. synonyms: naughty, playful, troublesome, and misbehaved antonyms: kind, obedient, and behaved Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 12. reckless: irresponsible; unconcerned about the consequences of a action. sentence example: Adam was reckless; he always drove like no one else was on the road. synonyms: thoughtless, careless, and daring antonyms: cautious, careful, fearful, and reserved Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 13. sentimental: of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia. sentence example: Jana is sentimental , she has kept and treasured every greeting card anyone had given her. synonyms: nostalgic, tender, affectionate, and sappy antonyms: cold, hard, serious, and pragmatic Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 14. solemn: deeply earnest, serious, or sober. sentence example: Ben was so solemn ; he would never play games at recess or tell jokes. synonyms: serious, quiet, somber, stern, and reflective antonyms: cheerful, joyful, lively, and excited Homework Review (cont.): Homework Review (cont.) 15.vain: excessively proud of or concerned about one's own appearance, qualities, achievements, etc. sentence example: The judge was solemn , as he pronounced his sentence. synonyms: cocky, arrogant, boastful, and conceited. antonyms: humble, modest, and shy PowerPoint Presentation: Character Traits © 2013 Best Teacher Resources Directions: Directions You will be placed in “families” for this character trait classroom feud. You will write your answer for each question on your own piece of paper, you may use all of your materials. Your team captain will take down the answers. The chosen group will go first. The chosen team will answer the question and get points based on the projected probability of their answer. This team will keep going until they correctly answered all of the responses or until they get an incorrect response. Directions (cont.): Directions (cont.) Each question slide will keep going until all the answers are chosen or until all 3 boxes are marked incorrect. Then, the team that was not chosen first will start the next question. There are 7 questions like the one described and 1 lighting round. In the lightening round, each team will have 30 seconds to come up with an answer for each question. You will get anywhere from 1-10 points depending on the given answer. At the end, the team with the most cumulative points wins! Directions Made Simple: Directions Made Simple Click on this link to see the directions in a simple video form: http://youtu.be/MQmAtY65yLU PowerPoint Presentation: Team 1 Team 2 QUIT GAME Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5 Question 6 Question 7 © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 actions # 13 speech # 12 thoughts # 10 feelings # 10 appearance #8 relationships #6 motivations #6 other characters’ reactions #5 RETURN TO MAIN Team 1 Team 2 X X X What is an element of star person? © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 content #15 cheerful #13 joyful #11 upbeat # 9 jolly #7 merry #6 blissful #5 chipper #4 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN Kayla is such a happy person. What is a synonym for the character trait happy ? © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 intelligent # 20 clever/wise # 11 knowledgeable #11 bright # 6 sharp #5 brainy #5 brilliant #4 perceptive #4 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN What is a synonym for the character trait smart? © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 anxious #13 nervous #11 worried/apprehensive #10 hyper/impulsive #9 antsy #8 restless #7 jittery/fidgety #6 busy #6 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN Bailey was always on the go. She would pace and tap her foot through the day. Her mind was always racing. Give a character trait for Bailey. © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 considerate/polite #11 cheerful #11 enthusiastic #10 sentimental #10 gullible/trusting #9 kind #8 soft-hearted #7 determined #4 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN What is a character trait that describes Penn? © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 solemn/serious #16 studious #12 responsible #10 shy #9 intelligent #8 wise #8 introverted #4 disciplined #4 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN Shelly never looked up from her book she was studying. She never cracked a smile at her classmates jokes, she didn’t socialize much anyway. Characterize Shelly: © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: DINOSAUR 43 FOSSIL 21 SHELLS 12 JARASSIC 13 EONS 5 PERIOD 3 SEDIMENT 2 Answer 5 Answer 4 Answer 3 Answer 2 Answer 1 Answer 8 Answer 7 Answer 6 arrogant/conceited #12 materialistic #12 athletic #11 vain #9 mischievous #8 aggressive #7 reckless #6 Rude #5 Team 1 Team 2 X X X RETURN TO MAIN What is a character trait that best describes Crash? © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: 1. Give an upper level synonym for the character trait word nice. 2. Give an upper level synonym for the character trait mean. 3. Give an antonym for the character trait serious. 4. Give an antonym for the character trait word conceited. 5. Give an antonym for enthusiastic. Proceed © 2013 Best Teacher Resources PowerPoint Presentation: RETURN TO MAIN © 2013 Best Teacher Resources Team 1 Team 2 Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5 Total: Formative Assessment: Formative Assessment 1) In sentence form, describe yourself using an upper level character trait word. Make sure to provide context for the character trait. Ex from Baby Daisy: I would describe myself as chipper. I wake up with a smile, and I always wants to play. 2) Give an antonym for the character trait word you chose Ex: inactive or lethargic

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