Character Traits Reading Center for 4th and 5th Grades

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You’ll love how the short passages in this print and digital game give your students focused Character Traits practice!


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Whether you’re looking for a Character Traits Reading Center or need an easy-to-use but effective reading activity for partner practice, independent work, whole-class games, spiral review, or test prep, this Characters Reading Center has you covered.


Engaging and Effective: Reinforce reading comprehension by asking students to determine the character traits of the characters in mini-stories using interactive practice that captivates your students.


Flexible Learning Options: With print, Google Forms, and interactive PDFs, you’ll enjoy the freedom to choose the best option for your classroom – no matter what the world throws at you!


➡️ ➡️ ➡️ The self-grading Google Forms are hassle-free and provide valuable data, while the interactive PDFs can be used on any device, even offline! And let’s not forget the timeless appeal of hands-on printable reading games and task cards for partner or small group work.




32 Character Traits Task Cards

Google Forms (4 smaller sets for easier assigning)

PDF Interactive Digital Game (4 smaller sets for easier assigning)

Two Gameboards (color and black and white)

Record Sheet

Answer Key

Center Directions for Students (Includes an editable version too)

Teacher Notes PDF and LINKS

Getting Started Guide for How to Assign Interactive PDF Games



SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the YEARLONG Reading Centers: Fiction and Nonfiction Bundle!!! (Click Here)



❤️ Why You’ll Love This Resource: ❤️


Comprehensive Coverage: Aligned to cover character traits in stories reading skill, this reading center ensures your students receive consistent practice with this reading standard in a less overwhelming format than lengthy passages and assignments.


Game Format: The task cards and board game, plus Google Forms, and Interactive PDF formats, keep students engaged and excited about learning.


Teacher-Friendly Features: The Google Forms are NO PREP and self-grading, providing you with instant data. The interactive PDF version is also NO PREP, self-checking, and offers immediate feedback to students. The print version’s multiple-choice format makes grading a breeze. Plus, editable directions allow you to customize gameplay according to your preferences.


Routine, Routine, Routine: Using the Characters Reading Center, as well as the other centers included in the YEARLONG BUNDLE offers a two-fold benefit. As a teacher, building a reading center planning routine will save you hours upon hours of lesson planning time. No more searching for standards and skill-aligned resources. You’ll have everything you need in one convenient folder on your computer.


For students, building a reading center routine helps reinforce expectations and keep students engaged and on task while you meet with small groups to provide targeted differentiation and instruction.



This resource targets the following:

  • Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions). RL 4.3


  • Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). RL 5.3


This Character Traits Center is also included in a Reading Centers Fiction Bundle for 4th/5th Grades

Here are the other games which are included in the Fiction Bundle:
Inference Game
Compare and Contrast Game
Themes in Drama and Poetry Game
Character Traits Game
Story Summary Game
Details and Examples Game
Context Clues Game
Point of View Game
Elements of Poetry, Drama, and Prose Game


Want to take a look at the Nonfiction Reading Centers Bundle?

Here are the games included in the Nonfiction Reading Centers Bundle:
Main Idea Game
Inference Game
Informational Text Structure Game
Paired Text Game
Cause and Effect Game
Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts Game
Details and Examples Game
Reading with Charts and More Game
Text Evidence Game
Context Clues Game


Like to try a FREE reading Game? In this FREE Main Idea Reading Game, students identify the main idea from the supporting details in three formats (print, Google Forms, and Interactive PDFs)!


Looking for a different grade level?
Nonfiction Reading Centers Bundle for 3rd Grade
Fiction Reading Centers Bundle for 3rd Grade
Fiction and Nonfiction Yearlong Reading Centers Bundle for 3rd Grade



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