5 videos for teaching character are here! Do you enjoy using videos to support your lesson? When I teach, no matter the subject, I love to use videos. Sometimes just hearing someone else explain an important topic helps students. Check out these 5 videos for teaching the main character and character traits.
Use these 5 videos to help teach character in a story! Fun and engaging for students (+ teachers)!
Videos for teaching character #1: Brainpop! Characters
This video explains what the main character is and their character traits. It explains how characters are different in different stories.
#2: Story Elements For Kids: What Is A Character?
Teaching Without Frills created this interactive video and it’s definitely a student favorite! In this video, there’s an interactive game called “Character Or Not?” in which a character or object pops up and students answer whether it’s a character or not.
#3: Parts of a Story By Jack Hartmann
This catchy song teaches students what story elements are, so you can use it beyond teaching main character!
#4: Understanding Characters
This video is short and sweet. It focuses on characters, character traits, and their motives.
Videos for teaching character #5: Story Elements: Characters by Teaching Independent Learners
This video is a great, short introduction to teaching about characters.
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