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Writing composition: character description

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Narrative writing dice – characters
A versatile differentiated set of dice designed to prompt children to create interesting and engaging story ideas using a range of different characters and character traits.
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Are you a hero, a villain or a sidekick?
A fun interactive Choices activity which gives your class the chance to decide whether they would be a hero, villain or a sidekick. Provides an opportunity to explore character development in writing.
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Character life story
Create a simple life profile of a character. Children are asked to complete the profile as if they are the character.
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Portrait gallery
Describe each character using words from the word bank, then imagine one of your friends is missing and you need to write a police description. A fun resource from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Characters' thoughts: Snow white
Read the thought bubbles. Can you match the thought to the correct character in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves? An amusing resource!
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The Angel of Nitshill School resource pack
Discuss bullying, complete profiles on the main characters, use evidence from the text, write a diary entry and a school report! Page numbers refer to Egmont UK Ltd 1992 edition.
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All in a word
This resource requires the children to think about imagery and words. The children then need to use the words to write about a character. The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Stepmother's feelings!
A fun grid for children to complete from the point of view of Snow White's stepmother! The children then plan a story from the stepmother's point of view. A wicked idea!
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My pirate character
A useful word bank and writing frame for describing a pirate character.
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Wanted: fairy tale character
Wanted poster. Draw and describe your fairy tale character.
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Character sketch and wanted poster
Create a profile for a character and then use it to write a character description for a 'wanted' poster.
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Writing a character sketch
Activities, adjectives and sketch outline. A useful resource.
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