1. Introduction to Create a Book Character Map

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In this lesson, you will create a character map to illustrate the relationships between characters in a story.

A character map is a graphic organizer that helps you keep track of all the characters in a story.

It is a visual way to represent the relationships between the characters.

A character map can include shapes, text, colors, lines, and arrows to help you see at a glance how the characters are related or connected.

This lesson uses Google Drawings, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any drawing application 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 now.

To begin, open your Google Drive.

Create a new drawing and rename it.


  1. Create a new drawing in Google Drawings.
  2. Give it a title.