MISSING THE POINT
Students explore how misinterpretation, prejudice, ethnocentrism, and cultural differences lead to problems in communication.
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Familiarize your class with folktales and hit Common Core standards along the way. Before reading the provided short story, readers practice drawing and supporting inferences and analyzing the point of view in two short exercises. They...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography
Is it a biography or an autobiography? Kids discover point of view as they listen to you tell a story about yourself (first person) and then hear two volunteers retell the story: one to you (second person) and one to them (third person)....
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What's Missing? Making Room for Multiple Perspectives
Students identify missing characters from a text, particularly a school text. They increase critical thinking by supplying missing perspectives in a text an build empathy through surveying different points of view. They reflect on the...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Vocabulary: "Chocolate Is Missing"
In this vocabulary words practice activity, students use the vocabulary words from "The Chocolate Is Missing" to match words with definitions, fill in the blanks to complete sentences, and write a detective story. Students write 11 answers.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Concept/Vocab Analysis
Before you begin reading The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, review this reference sheet that includes a wealth of information regarding organizational pattern, theme, setting, foreshadowing, point of view, tone, irony,...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts
What is the Author's Viewpoint?
Examples of first, second, and third person text displayed in this PowerPoint will help your class decipher the author's viewpoint. Tip: Have students read each sentence out loud, then share what point of view they think is represented....
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Life Cycle of a Seed: Point of View
A cross-curricular expository writing lesson has third and fourth graders listen to and discuss the book The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. They write a journal entry from the perspective of a carrot seed. Pupils use the writing process to...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Creative Way to Comprehend the Elements of a Short Story
Introduce your secondary readers to the elements and characteristics of short stories. As a class, they read a short story answering questions as the story continues. In groups, they complete post-reading activities and compare their own...
4th - 8th English Language Arts