What's real and not real in the news and media today? How do we determine what's truth or not? Having an understanding of author's perspective, narrator voice, and bias can lead students to uncover more meaning and depth in what they read.
In this teaching pack for author's perspective/viewpoint with a lecture, task cards, real-world practice, info text article, graphic organizer you will find everything you need to teach and practice identifying and analyzing author's viewpoint. Students will walk through definitions, real-world examples, guided practice, and an info text analysis before they demonstrate their understanding on the provided practice sheet. A graphic organizer that can be used t analyze author's perspective with any text is included.
- Lesson Plan, PDF and editable format
- Teaching Slideshow, classic, easy-to-use PPT and PDF
- Guided practice task cards, PDF and editable
- Real world practice task cards for group work, PDF and editable
- Assessment with answers for individuals, editable
- Extension idea for uncovering perspectives in the real-world, PDF and editable
Each of my ELA skills "How to Teach It" Lesson Packs includes an easy-to-use PDF lecture explaining the concept, guided practice, opportunity for collaborative and individual practice, and an extension idea for individual assessment.
See my other English standards teaching packs while you’re here, too, and teach the fundamental skills first for success!
Close Reading & Annotating
Citing Textual Evidence
Evaluate Credibility of Websites
Propaganda and Logical Fallacies
Setting Affects Plot
Conflict Affects Plot
Homophones, Frequently Confused Words
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