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What is a character
? A character is a
person in a story. Sometimes stories have one
character. Sometimes stories have more than one character. Let's read the following
story and decide who the characters are:
October day, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet decided to carve their
Halloween jack-o-lanterns. Pooh wanted to carve a scary face.
Piglet wanted to carve a happy face. Pooh was so busy
working that he didn't notice that Piglet had disappeared!
"Piglet, where are you?" called
Pooh. "Here I
am, Pooh," cried Piglet, as he popped out of his
jack-o-lantern. Both friends laughed and finished carving
story, there are two characters: Pooh
and Piglet. Pooh is the bear who is carving a scary
jack-o-lantern and Piglet is a small pig who is carving a happy
face in his jack-o-lantern. This story is about Pooh
another story. Listen to see if you know who the characters
are in this story. Characters
are the people in the story.
Eeyore was sad.
Pooh, Tigger and
Piglet were making Valentines and no one asked
him if he wanted to help. He went to his house and
cried. There was a knock on the door. Eeyore answered
the door and there stood Pooh, Tigger and
Piglet. They had a
big red heart in their hands. All three yelled, "Happy
Valentine's Day, Eeyore!" and pinned the heart on his
chest. Eeyore was very happy to know his friends really did
that you've heard the story, let's decide who the characters
are in the story. Remember, a character
is a person in a story. Can you name a character? Eeyore is
a character, and so are Pooh, Tigger and
stories above, the pictures helped you decide who the characters
were. Let's listen to another story that doesn't have
pictures. See if you can tell who is the character in this
It was a very
windy and rainy day. The creek was full of rushing
water. Piglet was on his way to
Pooh's house, carrying his honey
pot. He wanted some honey to eat and Pooh
always had honey. The wind was so strong it picked Piglet
and the pot up, tossed them about and set them down in the
creek. Oh, no!
heard the story but don't have a picture to help you decide who the
characters are. I'll give you a hint--there is only one character
in this story. Who is it? Who is in this story? Who is the