This activity allows for a more in-depth look at one or more Fantastic Mr. Fox characters, with a focus on character traits. Students should provide textual evidence to support the character trait they choose. Students can support their ideas with dialogue, thoughts, or actions of the character they are portraying. Here is an example of a character trait storyboard using Storyboard That's T-Chart layout. This example features two character traits for Mr. Fox, but students could also put multiple characters across the top of the chart and provide evidence for character traits of each.
Possible character traits for characters in Fantastic Mr. Fox:
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Create a storyboard that shows character traits for one of the characters from Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Grade Level 3-4
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual or PartnerCommon Core Standards
(You can also create your own on Quick Rubric.)
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| Emerging |
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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.