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Point of view & perspective can be difficult standards to teach. This resource has just made it easier! Help your students master this standard using these 15 engaging activities focused on studying the narration of the story & the characters' and reader's perspectives. No prep is needed, just print and go!
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The activities included in this resource have been designed with the intention of teaching students how to:
✔ Take on the perspective of an ant (an engaging pre-reading activity)
✔ Determine the different characters’ points of view (perspectives) using evidence from the text
✔ Formulate their own opinion based on the characters and situation in the story
✔ Provide reasons for the ant’s point of view about the characters being alike
✔ Identify the second point of view from which the story is being told at the very end and explain why the author chose to close with this point of view
✔ Determine the two points of view from which this story is told and give evidence
✔ Infer how the story might be different if narrated in 3rd person
✔ Identify with the story situation by writing about their own experience with the topic from their own point of view
✔ Consider and respond to a pivotal point in the story to understand the characters’ change in point of view
✔ Compare characters’ points of view and how the main characters’ point of view changed
✔ Make inferences about a character’s point of view based on a quote from the story
✔ Assume a character’s point of view and plea their situation as the main character
✔ Assume the ants’ point of view and provide reasons why the character should understand their point of view and change his ways
✔ Determine from which point of view the story is being told
✔ Infer how the story might be different if one of the characters were to narrate
✔ Compare the similarities between the ants’ and the boys’ points of view in both stories, and
✔ Compare from which points of view both stories are told
To see more standards-based reading resources, please click on the links below and check out the following toolkits that can be used with any story...
☕ Teacher's Note: Answer keys are provided when applicable and offer instructional guidance for those activities.
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