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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?

(207) Results for Character Traits Reading Passages

Finding Jenny's House

by Elizabeth Trach

When Finn makes a new friend at school, he can't wai...

345 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

The Birthday Cake

by Elizabeth Trach

Josie wants to a baker when she grows up, so she's v...

The Wish Fish

by Elizabeth Trach

When Laurel wins a goldfish at the school festival, ...

My Boy

by Elizabeth Trach

What's it like to be a dog? Scooter tells the story ...

400 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

The Lucky Lunch

by Elizabeth Trach

One day Ellery left her lunchbox on the bus. She doe...

323 Words, 2nd Grade, Character Traits, Story Elements

A Tempest in the School Teapot

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

In this passage from "Anne of Green Gables," Anne ha...


by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 7, part II passage: This Greek myth from a b...

815 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Theme

The Lauriston Garden Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from A Study in Scarlet

Chapter III passage: Sherlock Holmes is a master of ...

1,230 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Let's Play Outside

by Elizabeth Trach

John's mom needs to clean the house, but his little ...

385 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

Ribbet and Rabbit

by Elizabeth Trach

When a big storm blows into the garden, two small an...