Analyze Story Elements

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CCSS ELA Literacy RL.7.3


Not being born into royalty, Leonidas is trained as a soldier just like all other healthy boys in Sparta. Despite a normal beginning, Leonidas becomes the king and a legendary warrior. Pick a character education word that can be used to describe Leonidas and write a short essay (at least 15 sentences) explaining why this word can be used to describe him. Make sure you define the word in your essay. Cite Leonidas interacts with other characters and how growing up as a soldier shapes him. Cite directly from the story and links that provide evidence of the characteristic you chose.

Character education words:Caring, Citizenship, Compassionate, Confident, Cooperative, Courageous, Courteous, Creative, Curious, Determined, Disciplined, Educated, Empathic, Enthusiastic, Fair, Flexible, Forgiving, Friendly, Generous, Gentle, Grateful, Honest, Hopeful, Innocent, Integrity, Kind, Loyal, Obedient, Patient, Punctual, Persistent, Reliant, Resilient, Respectful, Responsible, Sincere, Tolerant, Trustworthy, Understanding

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Melissa Purcell

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