Text Character Sketches

TLF ID A003797

What techniques do storytellers use to create characters? In this lesson, students will analyse how a character's personality traits, actions and motives influence the plot of a story. They will use their senses to create character sketches, then dramatize the character for an audience.

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  • Teaching and learning
Year level

3; 4; 5

Learning area
  • English
  • The Arts
  • Drama

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  • Author
  • Person: Amy Heathcott
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  • Person: Amy Heathcott
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  • Name: The Kennedy Center
  • Organization: The Kennedy Center
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  • Address: UNITED STATES
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