TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 5B: Analysis of Elder Character

Once students have been read a story, have them analyze the older person in the book for attributes, such as physical characteristics, lifestyle, residence, personality, etc. (Students may want to refer back to their Book Review from the A Look at Them Unit, Activity 3B.) Direct class discussion and encourage students to seek out the positive attributes of the older person in the book. 
Keywords: 

Stereotype, attitude, bias, character analysis, ageism, juvenile literature

 

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Activity Code: 
5B
Unit Reference: 
My Older Friend
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 5: Sharing My Older Friend With Others