Character Autopsy Due on MONDAY!!!

Posted by Rola Sobh on June 8, 2018 in 6th Grade |



Find quotations/passages to illustrate at least SIX of the following “body parts” for a post-reading autopsy of one of the major characters from “Tuesday of the Other June”. Place these strategically on the body outline. Write the line number(s) in parentheses after each quotation or passage. (ALL 6 OF YOUR TEXT EVIDENCE SHOULD BE IN THE FORM OF A DIRECT QUOTE- “…….” (line #) All members should sign the project. Neatness, color, artistic effort, as well as the most appropriate quotations/passages will earn you the highest points.

Body Parts: ( 3 pts each- 18 points)

Background: What is the character’s environment/ background, and what are his/her struggles? ( Does not require direct quotes)

  1. Head: What does your character think about his or her world? What are the character’s beliefs? ( direct quote needed)
  2. Eyes: See the world through your character’s eyes. What fears affect him or her? ( direct quote needed)
  3. Arms: How does the character change? The LEFT arm should describe how she was in the beginning of the story, and the RIGHT arm should describe how she had changed by the end. ( direct quote needed)
  4. Wrists: In what ways is your character bound by historic restraints? How does the time period affect his or her behavior? ( direct quote needed)
  5. Hands: What traits does this character have? (does not require direct quotes- list at least 6 traits)
  6. Heart: Who/ what does the character love? Does the character struggle with a moral dilemma? ( direct quote needed)
  7. Legs: What are the character’s actions? What does he or she do, and what are the effects on others? ( direct quote needed)- Cause/ Effect
  8. Feet: Where does the character want to go? ( direct quote needed)
  9. Spine: What motivates this character? ( quote not needed)

Presentation/Visual Image- 5   Conventions-5     title/author- 2    Total- 30points

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