Point of View in Fiction Texts

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Analyzing Point of View
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Whose Point Is It Anyway?
Whose Point Is It Anyway?
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Whose Point Is It Anyway?
What if Cinderella’s stepsisters weren’t really evil? In this engaging lesson, you will introduce your students to multiple points of view and discuss how these different perspectives can change a reader’s experience.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Point of View Pronouns
Point of View Pronouns
Worksheet
Point of View Pronouns
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Keeping Good Character
Keeping Good Character
Lesson Plan
Keeping Good Character
This reading and writing lesson also helps students develop empathy. After paying attention to the main character's responses in Victoria and Elizabeth Kann's *Purplelicious*, students will relate her experiences to their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Making Inferences About Feelings
Making Inferences About Feelings
Worksheet
Making Inferences About Feelings
Students will make inferences about feelings and perspectives in a short text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
First vs. Third Person Narration
First vs. Third Person Narration
Worksheet
First vs. Third Person Narration
Students are asked to distinguish between first and third person narration as well as fiction or nonfiction writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sentence Stems for Making Inferences
Sentence Stems for Making Inferences
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Sentence Stems for Making Inferences
Students will use sentence stems and frames to make inferences about a story.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View: An Interesting Discovery
Point of View: An Interesting Discovery
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Point of View: An Interesting Discovery
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Describe a Character
Describe a Character
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Describe a Character
It's what's on the inside that counts! Your young reader can describe her favorite character, making sure to separate physical and personal traits.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My View as an Ant
My View as an Ant
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My View as an Ant
What is it like to be an ant? After reading Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg, your students will know!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View: Being the New Kid
Point of View: Being the New Kid
Worksheet
Point of View: Being the New Kid
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View: My Family Reunion
Point of View: My Family Reunion
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Point of View: My Family Reunion
Who is telling the story? Words like I, me, she, and he can help figure this out! Use this exercise with your students to practice determining who is telling the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Worksheet
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Use this resource with your students to practice determining who is telling the story. Your students will also practice distinguishing their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Trading Card
Character Trading Card
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Character Trading Card
Why do athletes get their own cards but not book characters? Change all that with this fun, reusable worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Shifting Points of View
Shifting Points of View
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Shifting Points of View
Students will rewrite the narration and point of view of various texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View
Point of View
Worksheet
Point of View
If your little one loves to read, teach her about the differences in narrative point of view with this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View Writing for Kids
Point of View Writing for Kids
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Point of View Writing for Kids
Learn to identify first, second, and third person perspective in writing!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prairie Girl Character Traits
Prairie Girl Character Traits
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Prairie Girl Character Traits
Historic novels are rich sources of reading practice and this graphic organizer is a nod to prairie classics like those written by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: Two Misbehaved Moths
Point of View Practice: Two Misbehaved Moths
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Point of View Practice: Two Misbehaved Moths
Use this resource to support your students in discussing and writing a first person narrative. They will read a paragraph written as a third person narrative, and they will describe it as a first person narrative using a graphic organizer.
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Two Perspectives
Glossary: Two Perspectives
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Glossary: Two Perspectives
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Two Perspectives.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to reflect and re-imagine story endings with characters from their favorite tales.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
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Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
This graphic organizer helps students work through a nonfiction text to help organize information about the author’s point, and the reasons and evidence used to support it.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Who Is Telling the Story?
Vocabulary Cards: Who Is Telling the Story?
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Who Is Telling the Story?
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Who Is Telling the Story?
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Shifting Points of View
Glossary: Shifting Points of View
Worksheet
Glossary: Shifting Points of View
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Shifting Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View: In Someone Else’s Shoes
Point of View: In Someone Else’s Shoes
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Point of View: In Someone Else’s Shoes
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.
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Who Is Telling the Story?
Glossary: Who Is Telling the Story?
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Glossary: Who Is Telling the Story?
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Who Is Telling the Story?
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Point of View in Fiction Texts

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.