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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 perspective using these 6 engaging activities focused on studying the narration of the story & the characters' and reader's perspectives, PLUS 3 graphic organizers that can be used with any story that lends itself to teaching POV. No prep is needed, just print and go!
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NOTE: This resource is included in a bigger bundle for more than 30% OFF! Many buyers who purchase this resource, return to purchase the bundle: Point of View & Perspective. This bundle includes 36 activities for five fun mentor texts, POV graphic organizers to use with any story, and anchor charts. Before purchasing this, please check out the bundle to determine which best meets your instructional needs.
The activities in this resource have been designed with the intention of teaching students how to:
✔ Determine the different characters’ points of view (perspectives)
✔ Compare/contrast viewpoints among the characters
✔ Determine with which character they (the students) agree and provide supporting reasons
✔ Determine from which point of view the story is narrated and analyze how this is helpful to the reader or why the author chose to tell the story from this perspective
✔ Infer how the story would be different if narrated from a different point of view
✔ Provide support for different points of view given various situations related to the story
✔ Determine important details that support all of the above skills
Mini-unit encompasses both RL 3.6 & RL 4.6.
☕ Teacher Note: Answer keys are provided when applicable and offer guidance for those activities.
See what other teachers are saying about this resource:
Chelsea H. wrote: "Such a fun way to cover point of view. There aren't a lot of great resources out their for comparing an individual's point of view with that of a character in a story. This is a great find and I'm looking forward to doing it again next year."
Stacey McCraw wrote: "This is what my 3rd graders needed to fully grasp point of view. They still refer back to these lessons when we discuss POV."
Jackie H. wrote: "This is great, characters point of view is always tough and this is very engaging."
Allison M. wrote: "Love this! EXCELLENT resource for teaching point of view!"
Jimmy D. wrote: "Straight forward and easy to use! A great way to reinforce point of view! Good price too! Thanks! :)"
Staci B. wrote: "Great resource for a standard that is very hard for students to understand!"
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