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1 Whole Group Characterization Activity Indirect/DirectCharacteristicQuote with page number that proves it arrogant, thinks she’s better than others “… and she sometimes found herself thinking that the town belonged to her. (page 174) Directions: Look for examples that help characterize Miss Strangeworth. Fill in the table below with qualities and quotes that give some insight into the type of person that Miss Strangeworth is.

2 Whole Group Characterization Activity Indirect/DirectCharacteristicQuote with page number that proves it arrogant, thinks she’s better than others “… and she sometimes found herself thinking that the town belonged to her. (page 174) Directions: Look for examples that help characterize Miss Strangeworth. Fill in the table below with qualities and quotes that give some insight into the type of person that Miss Strangeworth is.

3 DI Group 1 Draw Conclusions About Motivation The narrator offers more than one reason for Miss Strangeworth’s secret activity. What would you conclude is her main motivation for writing the letters? Use a graphic organizer like the one shown to record your answer. Main Motivation______________________ Evidence From TextConclusion

4 DI Group 2 Methods of Characterization: Examine the methods of characterization the author uses to create the character of Miss Strangeworth. Next to each example from the story, first tell what the example reveals about her character. Next, identify the method of characterization the author uses: descriptions of physical appearance, character’s actions, character’s thoughts, character’s speech, reactions of other characters, direct comments by the narrator. The first one has been done for you. What the story says?What it tells about her?Method of Characterization She walked daintily Knew everyone in town Thinks the town belongs To her Doesn’t sign her letters and mails them secretly Children in town treat her respectfully

5 DI GROUP 3 What type of character is it? CharacterDynamic or Static?Character Traits that prove it. Step1: Identify who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist in the story? Prove it with facts from the text. Step 2: Identify 4 characters.

6 DI GROUP 4 Accelerated Reader CharacterDynamic or Static?Character Traits that prove it. Step1: Identify who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist in the story? Prove it with facts from the text. Step 2: Identify 2 characters.


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