CCSS ELA Standard: 6.RL.3

  • Virtue or Vice?

    Aristotle noted that positive traits and negative traits are often the same thing, but just in different amounts. The right amount is a virtue, but too much or too little and it's a vice.

  • Analyze Character Change with Depth and Complexity

    Your students will use Depth and Complexity to note how a character's main trait changes across a story.

  • Introduce Symbolism with Pixel Art

    Students will develop a pixelated icon that symbolizes a character’s main trait.

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  • Analyze Characters Using Philosophy

    Students will define a character or historical figure's philosophy and apply it as a tool to analyze other people or characters.

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  • Levels of Moral Development

    Dr. Kohlberg’s six levels of morality make a complex topic understandable. We’ll explore how to address social-emotional needs and also use these levels for character analysis.