In Character: Writing a Character Portrait

Posted by Del Balzo/Hiller on 10/14/2014


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Temple Grandin viewing guide

Grade 7 (Del Balzo): How Do Writers Create Characters?
Grade 8 (Hiller): In character: Writing a Character Portrait
Reviewing, revising, and reflecting
Grade 7 (Del Balzo): Students draft and revise an in-class essay that examines how Jennifer Roy (author, Mindblind) and Mick Jackson (director, Temple Grandin) help the reader and viewer understand Nathaniel and Temple’s unique characteristics in a way that makes them seem true to the audience.