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Keywords: Characterization, reading, technology, power point, publisher
Subject(s): Writing, Reading, English/Language Arts
Grade P-K
NETS-S Standard:
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Research and Information Fluency
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
  • Technology Operations and Concepts
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School: Clear Falls High School, Leage City, TX
Planned By: Doris Herrmann
Original Author: Doris Herrmann, Friendswood

Student Access to Computers
Paper for brainstorming
Students need a basic understanding of how to use PowerPoint or Publisher (Power Point would be best for the inexperienced students)
Windows Software - Powerpoint or Publisher
Teacher created rubric

After reading a literary piece, have students brainstorm the character traits of a hero. Students will then create a collector card (like a baseball card) in the assigned software. Items to include ...

*Visual representation of the character
*List of characteristics found in literary piece
*Back of card could have a simple works cited.
Cross-Curriculum Ideas
History could also use this lesson for historical figures
Materials: Mobile Labs, Art Tools, Printers, Keyboards, Mice, Flash/USB Drives, English/Language Arts, Reading, Literacy, Writing, Middle, High, Word Processor, Keyboarding, Integrating Technology