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1 Character Analysis ELA7R1 The student demonstrates comprehension and shows evidence of a warranted and responsible explanation of a variety of literary and informational texts. For literary texts, the student identifies the characteristics of various genres and produces evidence of reading that: f. Analyzes characterization (dynamic and static) in prose and plays as delineated through a character’s thoughts, words, speech patterns, and actions; the narrator’s description; and the thoughts, words, and actions of other characters.

2 Character Analysis

3 Traits Motivation Conflict Think about the following... Point of view4.What unique perspective does this character have on what is happening in the story? What problems does this character have to face? Why does this character act the way that he or she does? What makes this character unique?

4 Guided Practice with Character Analysis Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. Her sister, Miss Watson, a tolerable slim old maid, with goggles on, had just come to live with her, and took a set at me now with a spelling-book. She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up. I couldn't stood it much longer. Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety. Miss Watson would say, "Don’t put your feet up there, Huckleberry;" and "Don’t scrunch up like that, Huckleberry -- set up straight;” and pretty soon she would say, "Don't gap and stretch like that, Huckleberry -- why don't you try to be-have?" Then she told me all about the bad place, and I said I wished I was there. She got mad then, but I didn't mean no harm. Excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1. Which of the following best describes Miss Watson? A. strict B. quiet C. anxious D. loving

5 Guided Practice with Character Analysis Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. Her sister, Miss Watson, a tolerable slim old maid, with goggles on, had just come to live with her, and took a set at me now with a spelling-book. She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up. I couldn't stood it much longer. Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety. Miss Watson would say, "Don’t put your feet up there, Huckleberry;" and "Don’t scrunch up like that, Huckleberry -- set up straight;” and pretty soon she would say, "Don't gap and stretch like that, Huckleberry -- why don't you try to be-have?" Then she told me all about the bad place, and I said I wished I was there. She got mad then, but I didn't mean no harm. Excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1. Which of the following best describes Miss Watson? A. strict B. quiet C. anxious D. loving

6 Guided Practice with Character Analysis Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. Her sister, Miss Watson, a tolerable slim old maid, with goggles on, had just come to live with her, and took a set at me now with a spelling-book. She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up. I couldn't stood it much longer. Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety. Miss Watson would say, "Don’t put your feet up there, Huckleberry;" and "Don’t scrunch up like that, Huckleberry -- set up straight;” and pretty soon she would say, "Don't gap and stretch like that, Huckleberry -- why don't you try to be-have?" Then she told me all about the bad place, and I said I wished I was there. She got mad then, but I didn't mean no harm. Excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 2. The reader can tell that Huckleberry is... A. afraid of Miss Watson B. eager to learn to spell C. not interested in his lessons D. trying hard to please Miss Watson

7 Guided Practice with Character Analysis Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. Her sister, Miss Watson, a tolerable slim old maid, with goggles on, had just come to live with her, and took a set at me now with a spelling-book. She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up. I couldn't stood it much longer. Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety. Miss Watson would say, "Don’t put your feet up there, Huckleberry;" and "Don’t scrunch up like that, Huckleberry -- set up straight;” and pretty soon she would say, "Don't gap and stretch like that, Huckleberry -- why don't you try to be-have?" Then she told me all about the bad place, and I said I wished I was there. She got mad then, but I didn't mean no harm. Excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 2. The reader can tell that Huckleberry is... A. afraid of Miss Watson B. eager to learn to spell C. not interested in his lessons D. trying hard to please Miss Watson

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