Character Map for Zlateh the Goat
Lesson Plan Reference
Grade Level 4-5
Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Character MapCommon Core Standards
- [ELA-Literacy/RL/5/2] Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
In this activity, students should depict the characters of the story, paying close attention to the physical and character traits of both major and minor characters. Students should provide detailed information regarding how the characters interact with the main characters, as well as challenges the characters face.
Characters included in the character map are:
- The Peasant
- The neighbor
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Create a character map for the major characters.
- Identify the major characters in Zlateh the Goat and type their names into the different title boxes.
- Choose a character to represent each of the literary characters.
- Select colors and a pose appropriate to story and character traits.
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