One of the first questions young readers should ask is, "Who is telling this story?" Here students will practice spotting different points of view by identifying which point of view sentences are written from and then writing sentences of their own.
Have you ever been the new kid? Well, maybe you can relate to the character’s point of view. Use this resource with your students to practice identifying the point of view of a text and explaining the character’s opinions.
Use this resource about a girl who puts herself in another person’s shoes. Your students will identify the point of view in which the story is told, and they will determine their own point of view about parts of the text.
Use this resource with your students to practice looking at pronouns in sentences to determine the point of view narration. Your students will be challenged to create new sentences written in first person.
Understanding who is telling the story is an important skill for young readers. Use this resource with your students to practice distinguishing their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters.
Learning characters’ points of view in fictional texts teaches students to understand other points of view in the real world. The resource library has a diverse mix of teacher-created lesson plans and skills-based printable worksheets and workbooks available to employ this important component of reading comprehension. Kids can learn the difference of first, second, and third person, how to interpret characters' feelings and other tools that will enhance reading enjoyment and create empathy, too.
In Someone Else’s Shoes: Resources on Point of View
What are the villain's motives? Why is protagonist so determined? Is the sidekick actually trying to deceive the hero? When older students start to discover point of view in fiction, the stories become more textured and enjoyable to read. Education.com’s Learning Library equips parents and teachers with the tools to boost student reading capabilities with selected printable worksheets, lesson plans, and popular workbooks.
The dozens of worksheets available teach students how to analyze themes and understand plot clues. Creating character trading cards is an inventive way to inspect individual personas. Kids will be able to decipher who the narrator is and what person they are speaking. Other worksheets have advanced students take a careful look at word choice to draw inferences.
The Read Between the Lines workbook for first graders is full of assignments on drawing inferences including cause and effect practice and interpreting images. The Shifting Points of View lesson plan includes practice comparing works of fiction and nonfiction and language differences between first and third person. This lesson plan serves as a resource for English language learners, too. Excited students will know what it’s like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes with the variety of tools on points of view available in the Learning Library.