Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details.

Standard Basis:

CCSS ELA Literacy R.4.3.


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 10 sentences) explaining why this word can be used to describe him. Make sure you define the word in your essay. Cite Morris' specific thoughts, words, or actions 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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