Teaching Point of View
Seventh graders explore point of view. In this literature lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast the views of slaves and a doctor in The People Could Fly, retold by Virginia Hamilton and The Passing Cloud -- The Southern Negro by David Morrill.
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Can the World Be a Fair and Just Place: Unit 1 Task 1
Sixth through twelfth graders engage in a learning activity to prepare for more rigorous textual analysis. They discuss point of view, theme, and inference as they read the Langston Hughes short story, "Thank You Ma'am" and "The...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Change the Point of View: First Person and Third Person
How is a story different when told from various points of view? Learn about first and third person points of view with an activity based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Readers examine a passage written in first person, then...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Power of Point of View
Sometimes a whole story can change based on the perspective of the person telling it. Practice identifying and analyzing point of view in various reading passages and writing assignments with a language arts packet, complete with Common...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Esperanza Rising Author: Inspiration and Point of View
Your reader/writers use digital resources to explore the life of an author and how she finds her purpose for writing. They also write a short narrative based on an interview or personal experience. They then collect pictures and...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Acknowledge an Opposing View in Argumentative Writing
Figuring out and addressing a counterargument is often the most difficult part for pupils when writing a persuasive essay. Beginning writers will often skip over it completely, or put it in and fail to point out how their own argument is...
4 mins 7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed