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How to Answer a Character Trait Question. Question:. What are the three characteristics that Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess? Explain using proof from the text. Answer:.

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How to answer a character trait question

How to Answer a Character Trait Question


Question

Question:

What are the three characteristics that Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess? Explain using proof from the text.


Answer

Answer:

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


1 include part of the question in the first sentence of your answer

1. Include part of the question in the first sentence of your answer.

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


2 name the characteristic it should be complex

2. Name the characteristic. It should be complex.

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


3 define your inference characteristic what does the word mean

3. Define your inference/characteristic. What does the word mean?

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger.Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


4 explain why the character in question has the characteristic by using an example from the story

4. Explain why the character in question has the characteristic by using an example from the story.

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


5 use a specific quote from the story to support you inference characteristic

5.Use a specific quote from the story to support you inference/characteristic.

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


6 explain how the quote you used supports your inference using the phrase this proves that

6. Explain how the quote you used supports your inference. Using the phrase; ‘This proves that.......’

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


7 conclude your paragraph

7. Conclude your paragraph

One of the characteristics Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders possess is courage. Courage means to be brave and fearless in times of difficulty and danger. Ponyboy showed great courage when he entered the burning church to save the children trapped inside. In the story, Ponyboy explains “ I started for a dead run for the church...I wasn’t about to go through the flaming door, so I slammed a big rock through a window and pulled myself in.” This proves that Ponyboy is not scared to risk his own safety to save someone else. Courageous people are not afraid to risk their own well being to help others.


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