Point of View—Picking Favorites
For this writing activity, learners discover how a story can change depending on the point of view the writer has chosen. Students read several excerpts from stories and respond in writing to how they are different.
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Point of View: Who Is Telling the Story?
See how famous books of literature have different perspectives with a short worksheet. After reviewing the difference between first and third person points of view, learners look over six passages from various novels and decide which...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Character Development/Analyzing Characters
Asking your class members to analyze the characters in a text they are reading? Here are templates for graphic organizers that make the task much simpler. Users are asked to identify traits, motivations, conflicts, relationships, and/or...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff
A solid, straightforward book report form is an excellent addition to your literature unit. Class members note the main characters, point of view, plot elements, and other important details from a story, adding their favorite part from...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Experience how a story can drastically change when the point of view is altered. Young scholars first read a review of Disney's film Tarzan, focusing on how the point of view in the classic story is important. They then select another...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 2: So What's a Novel, Anyway?
What makes a novel a novel? Class members select a favorite novel, record their impressions on a worksheet, and then come together in groups to discuss the elements common to narrative writing. Next, they identify the characters, the...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed