Activity Overview

Welles Crowther was an ordinary man who possessed extraordinary traits. For this activity, after reading and discussing The Red Bandanna, students will create a spider map that identifies 3 of Welles’ traits. Students should then write a brief explanation of how Welles exemplified each chosen trait. Teachers may choose to provide a list of traits for students to choose from, or have them choose on their own.

Template and Class Instructions

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Objective: Create a spider map that identifies and describes 3 of Welles Crowther’s traits.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. Identify 3 traits and write them in the headings.
  3. Create images for each trait using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  4. Write a short description of each trait.
  5. Save and submit storyboard.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-8

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/6/2] Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/R/7] Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.


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