There are quite a number of characters in this story. As it is often read in the form of a drama (play) it can be especially good to delve into the different characters and see what makes them tick. Use this storyboard to record information about each character. Dig deeply to figure out what their beliefs and interests might be. Use their actions, as well as their words, to figure them out.
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Traits: miserly, lonesome, greedy, cheerless, heartless
Beliefs: family and friendship are a waste of time and that people will only let him down
Interests: making money and being left alone
Quote that Shows Personality: "Bah! Humbug!"
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Create a character map for the major characters.
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Character MapCommon Core Standards
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| Proficient |
| Emerging |
| Beginning |
Character Picture & Scene
The characters and scenes are both appropriate for the book's characters.
Many of the characters and scenes match the book's characters.
More than half of the characters and scenes do not match the characters in the book.
Accuracy of Notes
Most of the information of the notes is correct.
Many of the notes have correct information, but some are incorrect or missing.
Less than half of the information of the notes is correct and relevant.
Work is complete, thorough, and neat.
Most of the sections of the character map were at least attempted and work is presentable.
Character map is unfinished and/or disorganized.