Determining whether a text is written in first-person or third-person is not an easy concept for students. This is a component of the new ELA common core standards, so I developed this multi-day lesson to help my students understand the difference between the two.
This lesson begins with teacher-directed instruction, moves to guided practice, small group practice, and eventually scaffolds the students learning to independence. This lesson is designed to take 3-4 days depending on your block of time.
This instructional packet includes:
-Day by Day lesson plans for implementing the lesson
-3 posters to use for instruction (point of view, first-person, and third-person)
-6 story cards (with graphics) for students to you in small groups to determine the point of view of the stories
- Packet for students to complete while working in small groups (using the story cards)
-Independent Practice Sheet
-Sheet for students to determine the point of view from their own books
- Sheet provided for students to take a story card and rewrite the story from another point of view
I hope you enjoy this lesson! I think it will definitely make teaching point of view to your students easier and in a fun way.
Thanks for checking it out!
P.S. If you like my Character Traits lesson, you will love this lesson. The manner in which the lessons are designed is very similar.
The Common Core Standards were developed and written by the NGA.
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