Lesson Plan

Two Points of View

Are your students ready to see narratives from a different perspective? This reading lesson will get students excited about discovering first- and third-person points of view.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the Who Is Telling the Story? pre-lesson.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to distinguish between first-person and third-person narratives.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Show the first slide of the Narrator's Point of View slideshow.
  • Ask students to raise their hands if they know the meaning of the word "narrator."
  • Call on two to three students to share their definitions.

Beginning

  • Provide an image and a definition for any unfamiliar words in students' home language (L1) and English (L2).

Intermediate

  • Allow students to talk to a partner before sharing their definitions to the whole class.

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Grade
fourth grade
Subject Reading & Writing