5. Create a Book Character Map Wrap-Up

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In this lesson, you created a character map in Google Drawings to visually represent how characters are connected in a story.

You learned what a character map is and how it helps you sort the characters so you can illustrate them most effectively.

In this lesson, you: Titled your drawing...

Chose shapes to represent different characters and added their names...

Arranged the shapes in a layout and formatted their size...

Grouped similar characters using the same color...

Drew arrows and lines to connect characters...

Changed the thickness or color of the lines for emphasis...

And added a brief description for each connection.

These skills can help you with reading comprehension, critical thinking, and predicting what may happen next.

These are important skills you will use in school, work, and life in general.

Now that you know how to create a character map, you can develop one for any play, poem, film, nonfiction text, or another book.

You can also use character maps in different ways than connecting relationships.

For example, if you’re writing your own story, a character map can help you outline a character’s appearance, traits, and motivations.

Now that you know how to create a character map, the options are endless for future projects.

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Certificate of Completion

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