Creating a Character Starter: Choose an object that belongs to your character. Write answers to these questions. Don’t think, just write. How old is your character? Is your character male or female? What does your character hate? What job does your character do? What does your character want? Who does your character love? What does your character fear? Complete a FakeBook profile for your character. Facebook Home Profile Friends Inbox Settings Logout 45 Minutes Ago Clear Info Notes W a ll Posts by Others Photos All Info Links Events Posts By… View Photos of Me (1) Edit My Profile Favorite Quote Basic Information Networks: Sex: Birthday: Hometown: Relationship Status: Political Views: Personal Information Activities: Interests: About Me: Friends Facebook © 2009 English (US) About Advertising Developers Careers Terms Privacy Mobile Help How old is Joan? How does she feel about her Dad? Is she a happy person? Joan really loves her Dad, he means a lot to her. She’s five years old, and she often feels unhappy. When you are writing a story, try not to tell people too much. How old is Annabelle? How does she feel about her Dad? Is she a happy person? “I'm home!” said Annabelle's dad as he pushed the front door. “Bella, look, I brought something for you!” Annabelle rushed out of her room and ran into her father's arms. “Welcome home, Daddy” said Annabelle. Dad took out a doll from his bag,“Isn't it pretty?” he said. Annabelle took the doll. The doll had curly blonde ringlets and light blue eyes. “Thanks Dad, I love it” said Annabelle. From “The Doll” by Shelly Chan, Shamaila Abdul, Suman Ali 3C Introduce your character • • • • • Write one thing your character did Describe how they did it Say who they did it with Say where they did it Your character should say at least one sentence Write in the past tense.