The students truly enjoyed this point of view activity, and it was a good way to help them see the difference between perspective and point of view. With the shift to Common Core, the students need to work towards analyzing a variety of texts. Then, have the storyteller enter the room and share his or her story as it was told to the listening student.
You can purchase the book HERE. The three main types of point of view are: First person. For my students, I will pick two students who recently attended their first school dance. They read it, and now they are doing some analysis of the narrator, the point of view that the narrator wrote from, and how the book would be different from a different character's point of view.
Point of view is more than just 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person. There are two options Then, choose other students to restate the same sentence in 2nd and 3rd person, writing their sentences in the appropriate column.
A point of view anchor chart reminds students of the different point of view types with keywords and phrases and examples of the pronouns used to indicate each type. Is he relieved that he can help his brothers?
Once students have completed the activity, I will project the handout on to the board and fill it in as a class.
It includes posters, charts, book templates, writing integration activities, cut and paste activities, task cards, and more to practice point of view in both fiction and nonfiction texts.