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Identifying indirect and direct characterization


Curipod generated lesson: "Identifying indirect and direct characterization". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
90 seconds
What is characterization?
2. Slide
60 seconds
3. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: Q: What is the difference between direct and indirect characterization?
4. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is an example of direct characterization?
  • Other characters describe the character as brave.
  • The character's actions demonstrate bravery.
  • The author explicitly states that the character is brave.
5. Poll
60 seconds
Which sentence below represents indirect characterization?
  • 'She is known for her generosity,' said her best friend.
  • The author describes him as kind and caring.
  • He always helps his classmates with their homework.
6. Drawings
330 seconds
Brain break: Draw a goofy-looking monster with one eye, three legs, and a funny hat
7. Poll
60 seconds
What is indirect characterization?
  • When a character's traits are revealed through other characters' opinions.
  • When a character's traits are directly stated by the author.
  • When a character's traits are revealed through their thoughts, actions, and dialogue.
8. Poll
60 seconds
'He never missed an opportunity to make people laugh.' What type of characterization does this sentence represent?
  • Direct characterization
  • Indirect characterization
9. Poll
60 seconds
'She smiled warmly at every person she met.' What type of characterization does this sentence represent?
  • Indirect characterization
  • Direct characterization
10. Slide
60 seconds
11. Slide
60 seconds
John was an outgoing student who enjoyed being around his friends. He was always the first to volunteer to help others, and he never seemed to tire of lending a hand. He was passionate about learning and was always eager to discuss ideas with his classmates. Despite his enthusiasm, John was also very considerate; he was never too loud or disruptive in class and was always willing to help others understand difficult concepts. All in all, John was a well-rounded student who was both respected and admired by his peers.
12. Open question
210 seconds
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