(B) explain the roles and functions of characters in various plots, including their relationships and conflicts; and
I can explain the roles of characters in the plot. I can explain the relationship between 2 or more characters.
I teach my students there are several types of characters, but we focus on
To me this is the easiest thing to teach. Students can recognize who the characters are and what they are doing in the story. I find it much harder to teach rising action of a story. :) I do like to take the time to talk about character traits. character traits from Think* Read* Write www.thinkreadwrite.org
I think the key to this TEK is to have students realize that the reactions characters can be similar to the reactions they would have.