This writing assignment can be used with ANY NOVEL OR SHORT STORY!
The prompt directs students to rewrite a single scene of a novel or story from the point of view of a different character. This allows students to identify the current narrative perspective, choose a new perspective, and creatively add to the story with the introduction of a new perspective. The prompt includes clear directions and a short pre-writing activity to assist students in brainstorming and organizing their ideas.
This assignment is fun for students, because it allows them to show creativity. It also gives students an opportunity to practice important narrative writing skills.
An easy-to-use rubric is included, which grades students on the new point of view, mimicking the author's writing style, staying true to the original text, creativity, and mechanics. The score is out of 100 pts.
PLEASE NOTE: your download is a zip file which includes both .pdf and .doc files of the assignment. The word document may have formatting changes due to differences in computers.