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Character/Character Traits

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Ages: 12 - 18
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This video concerning the characters of a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson Univer... [more]
December 26, 2009 at 10:22 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 ... [more]
November 13, 2012 at 03:12 PM
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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.
August 21, 2014 at 02:39 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.
August 18, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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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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The Hero - A Classical Story Element
From TeacherTube
Every story has a hero. The author discusses how a hero a character in every story that identifies with an audience. He uses Little Red Riding Hood to show how important the hero is to a story. This can be used for mid-elementary levels to middle sch... [more]
July 29, 2009 at 05:16 PM
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