1. Introduction to Analyze Book Characters and Cast Them in a Movie

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Well-written story characters have recognizable traits that make them seem real.

Character traits are what makes up an individual’s personality, like having a lot of patience, a good sense of humor, or a short temper.

These characters may remind you of people you know, such as family and friends.

In this lesson, you will analyze characters from a book you have read.

Then, you will cast your friends and family as the characters in an imaginary movie based on the book.

When you analyze characters, you look closely at their actions, words, thoughts, and emotions.

You then draw conclusions about the traits these characters possess, such as kindness or vanity.

For your book, you can use any work of fiction, such as a novel or short story.

Or, you can use a book your teacher assigns.

This lesson uses Google Docs, but you could apply these skills and concepts in most other word processing applications or even on a piece of paper.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google.com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one.

To begin, open Google Drive...

Create a new document...

and rename it.

Now, it’s your turn: Log in to your Google account and open Google Drive, And create a new document and name it.


  1. Log in to your Google account and open Google Drive.
  2. Create a new document and name it.