Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.

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CCSS ELA Literacy R.7.3.


Despite his age and several injuries, Jim Morris becomes a successful professional baseball player. Pick a character education word that can be used to describe Morris and write/type 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 how Morris interacts with other characters and how his struggle to achieve his dream 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

Associated Story: Rookie, The

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Melissa Purcell

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