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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

Matthew Cuthbert Is Surprised

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter II passage: This passage from the classic "A...

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

Helen and Boating

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

CHAPTER XXII passage: Born in 1880, Helen Keller was...

Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter I passage: "Anne of Green Gables" is a well-...

1,288 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Summary

Aunt March Settles the Question

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXIII passage: Love is in the air for Meg an...

1,042 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Jonas' First Job

by Elizabeth Trach

Jonas wants a new video game, but he has to earn it....

393 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

Best Friends

by Elizabeth Trach

Fletch and Fritz are best friends, but Fritz's famil...

325 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Theme

Billy's Big Discovery

by Elizabeth Trach

Billy loves to play outside, but he is less enthusia...

397 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Laurie Makes Mischief, and Jo Makes Peace

by Louisa May Alcott

Chapter XXI passage: Louisa May Alcott's classic nov...

Queen Marjorie

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The lovely queen is smart and sensible. For years s...

1,149 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Creature's Beginning

by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter V passage: Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Franke...

659 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues