Students work with a literary text discussing different characters and their challenges.
The activity helps stimulate class/group discussions and practise writing short texts.
Step 1: Fill in your ideas in the Character –Wrap below (individual work) Compare and discuss your findings in pairs/small groups. Can you find quotes/places in the text to support your arguments?
Step 2: Write a short text (2-3 paragraphs) answering the questions below.
How real is the character? Can you relate this character to our life? Give examples of similar characters from other books, films or life itself.
What moral lessons does the character/author teach us (think about what is right and wrong)
Step 3: Discussion (in groups or pairs) based on the short texts from step 2
Students can be assigned a grade based on written task (step 2)