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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 9 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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NOTE: This resource is included in a bigger bundle for over 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 included 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
Lessons encompass both Point of View RL3.6 & RL4.6
☕ Teacher's Note: Answer keys are provided when applicable and offer instructional guidance for those activities.
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Haley D. wrote- "This product was AWESOME! I did this as a week long study and it really helped my students understand point of view and help them to think a little deeper at the same time."
Cassie W. wrote- "This may be my favorite unit that we have done all year!! The kids were so engaged and loved discussing the different perspectives!"
Kelly L. answered- "Such a difficult skill to teach, but this resource made it fun and easy to introduce the concept to my kiddos. Thanks!"
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Jessica Valeski wrote- "This was perfect to teach character perspective. The students loved learning about each crayon and their perspective. There were so many different activities it was hard to choose which ones to use."
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...
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