What is a Character Map?
A Character Map is a graphic organizer used to analyze the traits and attributes of a character in a story. It is a great tool for helping students to understand characters in a story and to make inferences about the character’s thoughts, feelings, and motivations.
What Should a Character Map Look Like?
A Character Map should include the following elements:
The character’s name should be listed at the top of the map.
This section should include the character’s physical appearance, such as hair color, eye color, height, weight, etc.
This section should include a list of the character’s actions throughout the story.
Thoughts and Beliefs
This section should include a list of the character’s thoughts and beliefs.
Interactions with Others
This section should include a list of the character’s interactions with other characters in the story.
This section should include a brief summary of the character’s role in the story.