Narrator and Point of View

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Point of view is important when choosing a narrator. Help young writers distinguish between first and third person point of view with an activity that features excerpts from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. After reading four passages from the novel, class members note whether the narrator is speaking from a first or third person point of view.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Attach to a reading assessment or writing quiz when teaching about point of view
  • Have individuals find passages from books or stories that show examples of different points of view
Classroom Considerations

  • Some instructions are in lighter green font; be sure that they print clearly if you're using black and white
Pros

  • Helpful in a reading or writing unit
  • Great to pair with a Treasure Island lesson
Cons

  • Doesn't offer other learning opportunities or lesson extensions
Common Core