1 edition of Building character with true stories from nature found in the catalog.
Building character with true stories from nature
Barbara A. Lewis
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Barbara A. Lewis|
|LC Classifications||LC268 .L465 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012024391|
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Each story is clear and well-written. At the conclusion of each one, there are several enjoyable exercises for a teacher, parent, or grandparent (which is what I am) to use in teaching a valuable lesson. The book lives up to its title: "Building Character with True Stories from Nature."/5(14).
The book lives up to its title: "Building Character with True Stories from Nature." I recommend it to anyone that needs some good stories for children. I also think that any school that uses the book would be ahead in the teaching of character to young people/5.
Praise for Building Character with True Stories from Nature “Engaging stories, character connections, and high-level thinking make a powerful combination in this resource, which will be enjoyed by teachers as well as children.” —Julia Roberts, Ed.D., executive director, The Center for Gifted Studies, Western Kentucky University.
Aristotle weighed each side and concluded that story is primary, character secondary. His view held sway until, with the evolution of the novel, the pendulum of opinion swung the other way. By the nineteenth century, many held that structure is merely an appliance designed to display personality, that what the reader wants is fascinating, complex characters.
The etymology of character is quite telling. The word comes from the Greek kharakter for “engraved mark,” “symbol or imprint on the soul,” and “instrument for marking,” and can be traced further back to the words for “to engrave,” “pointed stake,” and “to scrape and scratch.”.
To fill our stories with characters who feel as real as the people around us, we must delve deeper than classic archetypes and easy characterizations. This work begins with developing richly complex personalities for our characters that lend to their most vibrant portrayals.
Discover my favorite personality-building tool today >>. I sometimes find myself looking for a book to read to my class that will serve as an example of good character or act as a literary pep talk.
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“True character is revealed in the choices a human being makes under pressure - the greater the pressure, the deeper the revelation, the truer the choice to the character's essential nature.” ― Robert McKee, Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting.
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