Story Characters

Ideas and printable resources to help children develop their understanding of characters in their writing.

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The BFG Display

The BFG Display

Look at this fantastic BFG display based on Roald Dahl's wonderful story. It has a huge picture of the BFG and some LED jar lights to represent the dream jars!
5 - 11
The BFG Display

The BFG Display

Look at this wonderful classroom display based on the BFG by Roald Dahl!
7 - 16
Atrus Character Profile

Atrus Character Profile

Use this template to record important details and opinions about Atrus, the main character in the Myst III game.
7 - 11

Creating Characters

Invent characters based on people found in newspapers and magazines.
7 - 11
Using Voicethread to develop empathy skills

Using Voicethread to develop empathy skills

How to use the online service Voicethread to develop pupils' empathy for characters.
7 - 11
Character Profile

Character Profile

A useful sheet which encourages children to think carefully about their characters.
5 - 11
Create your own character

Create your own character

Use this prompt sheet to ask children to turn themselves into a story character!
5 - 11
Personality Profile

Personality Profile

A PDF worksheet with information about how to make a personality profile.
5 - 11

Character Sequencing

 A wonderful way of reinforcing the importance of beginnings, middles and ends.
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Superhero Powers Display

Superhero Powers Display

What would your special power be if you were a superhero?
3 - 7

The Gruffalo Display

Make your own Gruffalo with this super display idea.
5 - 11
Mystical Creatures Display

Mystical Creatures Display

After using the 'Myst' games as part of our lessons, the children designed a creature that they thought might live in one of the locations within the game.
5 - 11
Mr Twit Work Display

Mr Twit Work Display

A wonderful collection of Mr Twit images! Could you try making some of these with the children in your class?
7 - 11
Bradley Chalkers Display

Bradley Chalkers Display

A Literacy display, based on the book "There's a boy in the girls' bathroom" by Louis Sachar.
7 - 11
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom Display

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom Display

A display based on the book, 'There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom'.