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Use Details to Describe a Character, Setting, or Event

Standard Basis:

CCSS ELA Literacy RL.4.3

Task:

Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text. Profoundly deaf, Ludwig van Beethoven writes extraordinary classical music that is still popular today. Instead of allowing deadness to overwhelm him, Beethoven begins a period of prodigious and brilliant composition. Pick a character education word that can be used to describe Beethoven and write 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 Beethovens 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: Beethoven

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Melissa Purcell

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