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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

Swara the Snow White Swan

by Elizabeth Trach

Swara is a beautiful white swan. She would rather si...

392 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits, Fact and Opinion, Theme

Mending Wall

by Robert Frost

One of Robert Frost's most famous poems "Mending Wal...

401 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

Why the Possum’s Tail Is Bare

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Anthropologist and ethnologist James Mooney (1861-19...

524 Words, 1st-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Helpful Beaver

Brenda is a young beaver who wants to help her parents build a new lodge, but she is too small to cut down trees yet. Can Brend...

399 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

Anne’s Bringing-up Is Begun

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

It's decision time at Green Gables, as Anne is about...

686 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Carly and the Candy Shoppe

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

While her parents are away, Carly is excited to look...

945 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

The Seagull

by Elizabeth Trach

A trip to the beach means seeing a seagull or two, b...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements

Marilla Makes Up Her Mind

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter VI passage: Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic t...

1,304 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Mary Chesnut: The Firing on Ft. Sumter

by Mary Boykin Chesnut from A Diary from Dixie

Mary Chesnut (1823-1886) was an upper class South Ca...

776 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Morning at Green Gables

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter IV passage: The classic novel "Anne of Green...

868 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues