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Character/Character Traits

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Ages: 10 - 18
PresentationTube: Character Description
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This is an excellent two-minute video clip that offers tips for writing a character description. (02:18)
August 21, 2014 at 02:39 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Creating Engaging Characters
From YouTube, produced by Ken Baker
As a supplement to creative writing lessons, this writing tip video uses fun examples to teach writing students and aspiring writers the characteristics of engaging characters, which can make their characters and stories more interesting. (03:25)
May 28, 2015 at 11:42 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
What Makes a Hero?
From ted.com, produced by TED education
What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that ma... [more]
December 21, 2012 at 03:35 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
An Anti-Hero of One's Own
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How can an anti-hero teach us about the heroic--and sometimes, the unheroic--characteristics that shape a story’s protagonist? From jealousy to self-doubt, Tim Adams challenges us to consider how anti-heroes reflect the very mortal weaknesses that ca... [more]
November 13, 2012 at 03:12 PM
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Ages: 5 - 8
Character and Setting Song - HeidiSongs
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This song from HeidiSongs defines character, setting, and beginning in a story. Each word is sung and defined, with its definition repeated several times for practice. (01:10)
August 18, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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Ages: 5 - 13
Characters and Setting Song – Learn to Read – Learning Upgrade
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From the English Upgrade 1 course. (01:24)
February 4, 2016 at 12:51 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Joyce Carol Oates - On Writing Characters
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Critically-acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates discusses how a writer develops realistic character. She uses examples from her book, 'The Gravedigger's Daughter'. Joyce Carol Oates is an American author and a professor at Princeton University, where s... [more]
December 26, 2009 at 10:39 PM
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