The main characters in wonder are august pullman, via pullman, jack, julian, summer, miranda, justin, and mr. Choose a scene or background that makes sense for the. Nov 08, 2012 i begin by differentiating between character traits and emotions. The book wonder teaches compassion, courage, perseverance.
There are many idioms throughout the book wonder by r. This character s brother has been homeschooled his entire life until fifth grade. His whole view of whats important changes throughout the book. Students cut along the outside edges and fold the organizer in half. Palacio is a story that revolves around a 10 yearold kid named august auggie pullman. This characters brother has been homeschooled his entire life until fifth grade. Auggie is a tenyearold boy who was born with a facial deformity. This ela projectbased learning activity is a fantastic way to teach students about internal and external character traits using the novel wonder by r. My students need a class set of the book wonder by r. This character is a tenyearold who was born with a several facial abnormality. By nkay96 on february 28, 2016 8 comments as we are quickly approaching the liveaction cinematic debut of wonder woman in batman v superman, now seems like a good time to get into a wonder woman character analysis. The main characters are august pullman, jack will, julian, summer, via olivia, justin, and mr.
Wonder is the perfect book to integrate social skills, habits of mind and character traits lessons. Reading response activities for wonder rundes room. In justice league shes written very cold and impulsive it seems. Since via is so great, this makes miranda pretty hard to like for most of the bookafter all, she ditched auggies super awesome big sis without explanationbut. With more than 400 easytoreference lists of traits blended from a variety of behaviors and influences, youll gain the knowledge you need to create distinctive characters whose personalities correspond to their thoughts and actions no matter how. The wonder quotes below are all either spoken by summer or refer to summer. Even though wonder is her first book, palacio doesnt seem to have any trouble letting her main character suffer. Jack and summer become his friends almost instantly, but everyone else is a different story. With the potential to be included in the top 10 comic book movies of.
All auggie wants is to feel normal, but he has had to get used to being stared at and avoided by others throughout his entire life. The creators of sparknotes wonder characters from litcharts. This character is very pretty and is the only student who will sit with a boy with a deformed face at lunch. His favorite holiday is halloween, and his birthday is october 10th. Palacio but i am going to focus on one specifically. Teaching character traits great way to start the school year as well. This character is the best friend of a kid who has a horribly deformed face. Teaching character traits in readers workshop scholastic.
Character traits are the individual characteristics and qualities that make characters from books, stories, movies, plays, and other art forms come to life for readers use the following list of character traits as a guideline when writing book reports and essays about the different characters youve read about. This presentation includes a lesson on character traits, how to define character traits through textual evidence for the characters summer and julian in the book wonder, along with how to take this evidence to create a say, mean, and matter. Hey there so i absolutely love wonder, so i decided to make a macfriking quiz on it so yah, hiiii. Wonder 1 who does something to the class picture and what does character traits does it show about that person. Your homework task for this lesson is to write a character description about olivia or august and one other character. Her ancestors came from france, wales, england, italy, and germany. Use the character traits foldable to have students identifying how an author presents a character within a text. The novel includes an entire community as the main character moves through life, but there are only a few characters readers get to know well. He loves xbox, his dog, daisy, and he really loves star wars. August was born with a face that all would describe as extraordinary. Personalitytough and funny type of characterdynamic jack is a dynamic character because at first he is forced to hang out with august, then he is protective of him, and finally, he wants to be a friend of auggie. If i were in this story, i truly hope that i would be the summer in it. Hes an older man with gray hair, and august describes him as perfectly normallooking. Jul 05, 2017 20 wonder woman traits of female entrepreneurs.
For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one. August pullmans precept everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world. This study guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of wonder. Wonder character list the resource for readers, book clubs. Vias former bff, shes suddenly changed a lot hey there, hot pink hair and isnt paying much attention to via anymore. I would have to describe him as a caring, childish in a positive way, intelligent.
Go to link for good ideas on teaching character traits. Soon after talking book, came innervisions, another huge success for stevie wonder. In this activity, students will read the passage, highlight evidence of character traits. Summer character timeline in wonder the timeline below shows where the character summer appears in wonder. Supermanwonder woman looks like it has a decent balance to it. Palacio is about a little boy named august pullman who was born with a facial difference. Auggie is stared at, whispered about, avoided, made fun of, bullied, and excluded. Wonder woman is a compassionate caring, stubborn, opinionated, highly competitive, outgoing, immortal amazon. Wonder woman is fearless and focused on her objectives. He is starting 5th grade beecher prep, and he just wants to be treated as an ordinary kid. August pullman is the tenyearold protagonist of the novel. This idiom i found deals with the main character august auggie pullman. Here are the main characters in wonder, many of who serve as narrators at some point in the novel. Tushman august pullman is a tenyearold kid boy who was born.
In the book julian ask auggie what happen to his face because he was born with a. The novel tells the story of auggie going to a real school for the first time and growing up substantially over the course of his first year there. One in four million is what a doctor says about auggies. I tell my students that a character trait is the way a person or a character in a book acts. Type of character dynamic jack is a dynamic character because at first he is forced to hang out with august, then he is protective of him, and finally, he wants to be a friend of auggie. While i have included lessons on bullying, i have never come across an illustration as powerful as the crumpled paper thank you so much for sharing. Literature discussion character traits with taxego wonder novel, wonder book. Summer pages 1183 jack will pages 4185 justin pages 187234. Azz writes her character well but his book is incredibly boring. He is childish, unique, inspirational, unassuming, emotional, sympathetic and empathetic. Each character is going through a transitional phase in life as they take on new ventures and work to figure out how to. What i wanted was to go to school, but only if i could be like every other kid going to school olivia via pullman.
Choose a storyboard that character to represent each of the literary characters. We used this in honor of presidents day and listed character traits of a good leader. Writers guide to character traits, 2nd edition answers all of these questions and many others. Use it as an inspiration when youre creating characters. In the book via said love you to auggie witch is very caring. Exposition august has a deformed face and is going to a real school for the first time. Your students will also learn about and apply writing skills, collaboration, and more during this pbl. This presentation includes a lesson on character traits, how to define character traits through textual evidence for the characters summer and julian in the book wonder, along with how to take this evidence to create a say, mean, and matter paragraph supporting one trait. I couldnt imagine what he was going through having to go to school and, at the same time, having christopher move away.
Character traits ela projectbased learning activity using. His favorite character is jango fett, and he used to have a small braid in the back of his head like a padawan jedi apprentice. Describe justin, august, and vias character traits. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. My fourth grade students have a love for learning, especially writing. Begin wonder, launch visual notetaking and getting to know characters like we get to know a good friend lesson title. Analyzing character traits and supporting with text evidence using. Lesson 3 character studies literature with mrs smith.
Emotions are usually fleeting feelings that may be due to an outside force, such as good news. The wonder quotes below are all either spoken by mr. We know theres no steamy romance with summer this book is about fifth graders, after. They are constantly begging me to write and share their writing in our. All auggie wants is to feel normal, but he has had to. They are eager to enhance their quality of writing. Palacio, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. He is childish and strong, he can bare other peoples looks and live his life dealing with that. I was going to divide it into good traits and bad traits, but i decided not to, for the reason that good and bad are subjective in many ways. Wonder character list the resource for readers, book. Justin character traits, justin is a caring person because on page 196199 he talks to julian, henry, miles on by the store after they were bullying jack he acted tough and told them to not be picking on him. Palacio tells the story of a 10yearold boy, who was born with distorted facial features a craniofacial difference caused by an anomaly in his dna. Tushman is the principal of beecher prep, a private middle school in upper manhattan.
I would have to describe him as a caring, childish in a positive way, intelligent child who tries his best to enjoy life and overcome obstacles. That january, one of the songs from that album, superstition, topped the billboard 100 chart, which became stevies first number one single in ten years. Who are the main characters in the book wonder rj palacio. Not to mention julian, who seems to want to make his fifth grade year pure misery. Books about friendship, like wonder, explore the different ways people make and view friends. Oct 03, 2015 describe justin, august, and vias character traits.
Wonder womans genetic traits were passed from her ancestors. Its hard to beat the author for analysis of one of her own characters. Identify the major characters in wonder and type their names into the different title boxes. The character of summer in wonder from litcharts the.
There is always room 4 engagement with this fun and thought provoking thematic unit on the novel wonder. He also seems to have a very strong understanding of peoples emotions. She tries to avoid conflict but if pressed she will engage in battle and on occasion lose herself in the pleasure of battle. Vias former bff, shes suddenly changed a lot hey there, hot pink hair and isnt paying much attention. The novel tells the story of auggie going to a real school for the first. Tushman also has a sense of humor about his name, which he uses to poke fun at himself and form relationships with his students.388 129 1559 157 809 136 435 1260 128 645 1400 250 1449 1019 365 622 1258 1502 963 1497 1545 1380 1268 646 1348 1153 1582 1206 900 55 534 456 483 306 1423 1283 1370 649