Activity Overview

A character analysis worksheet helps students organize important information about a character in a story so that they can formulate an essay or project on the character. For this activity, students will choose a character from Because of Mr. Terupt and complete a character analysis. Teachers can assign characters or allow students to choose their own, and each worksheet can be customized and scaffolded as needed. They can be used digitally or printed out and completed by hand.

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Template and Class Instructions

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Due Date:

Objective: Complete a character analysis for one of the main character in Because of Mr. Terupt.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click on “Start Assignment”.
  2. Choose a character.
  3. Write two traits that this character possesses.
  4. Include evidence from the text.

Lesson Plan Reference

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/4/3] Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/5/3] Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).


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