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Character Traits Reading Passages

Character traits are a description of a character’s personality. These are revealed to a reader either by the narrator, by other characters, or through deeds. An evaluation of character traits helps a reader predict and understand the motives and actions of the character. Helpful resource: What are character traits?

(203) Results for Character Traits Reading Passages

Pollyanna's Game

by Eleanor Porter from Pollyanna

Chapter V passage: "Pollyanna" was written by Eleano...

545 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

Jungle Battles

by Edgar Rice Burroughs from Tarzan of the Apes

Chapter VI passage: Published in 1914, Edgar Rice Bu...

503 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

In the Attic

by Frances Hogsdon Burnett from A Little Princess

Chapter VIII passage: Frances Hogsdon Burnett wrote ...

346 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

The Willful Little Breeze

by Thornton Burgess from Old Mother West Wind

Thornton Burgess loved nature and liked to write abo...

379 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Nana the Nanny

by J. M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 1 passage: The novel “Peter Pan” began as a ...

551 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

The Rescue of the Tin Woodman

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which was published in 19...

678 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Dreaming Inside the Box: The Art of Joseph Cornell

Students will read a passage about Joseph Cornell and his unique art, creating shadow boxes. Students will answer questions abo...

784 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Dmitri's Watch

Students will read a story about a boy who learns a lesson about being more careful. Students will answer questions about chara...

513 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Theme

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Down the Rabbit-Hole

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter I passage: Lewis Carroll wrote “Alice’s Adve...

176 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary