These Character & Setting Cards for Beginning Writers can be used to teach the differences between characters and setting, the importance of each, and their role in stories.

These character and setting cards can be used in two fun ways:

Drawing journals are imperative in my classroom. If they are in yours too, check out how I introduce guided drawing to beginning writers in this post

Included In This Character & Setting Card Set

Character & Setting Heading cards

Example Cards of Character & Setting (I use these in a pocket chart, so we can play a game, sorting the cards.)

36 Character Cards in full-color & black/white

27 Mini Setting Cards in full-color

20 Large Setting Cards in full-color & black/white

Blank cards to create your own character & setting cards

Get This Character & Setting Card Set Here:

What Teachers Are Saying about these Character & Setting Cards:

“Great resource to use beginning our writing process on narratives! Such a fun way to help the students explore characters and settings!” – Jessica

“Thanks for a product to help me teach these concepts!” – Pamela

“I love this activity to get my students interested in writing.” – Amy

“Perfect for narrative writing! It’s great to give students ideas and also helps them understand the concepts of characters and settings!” – Anonymous

“I can’t wait to use the character cards with students to help teach them how to add settings to their drawings to make their drawings more detailed and be understood by others.” – Rebeccha


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