In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension skills after reading “The Paper Bag Princess” together as a class. Afterward, students will role-play, make inferences, and use summarization to strengthen literacy skills.
The activities in this lesson will engage students in thinking about how a person’s position, needs, and concerns affect their point of view on an issue. Students will apply this to characters in "The Memory String" by Eve Bunting.
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand which pronouns to use when writing from different points of view. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a support lesson for the *My View as an Ant* lesson.
What makes a character special? Their traits, of course. With help from The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg, students will enjoy completing character maps and learning about different character traits.
In this support lesson, your ELs will learn how to determine point of view in a text while using pronouns to support their understanding. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Mythological Creature: Vampire.
This lesson gives students practice identifying first person and third person narration in fiction and nonfiction texts. It could be taught as a stand-alone lesson or as a precursor to the lesson Fiction vs. Nonfiction.
Students will love talking about what they've been reading when the story comes to life. This tea time activity nourishes students' confidence in addition to improving their reading comprehension skills.
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand how to use conjunctions when contrasting information from two different characters’ perspectives. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the Whose Point Is It Anyway? lesson.
This comprehensive overview of story elements will definitely leave students with a better understanding of author's purpose, character traits, sequence, and main idea. It features the acclaimed Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus.
Help your ELs see the connection between nouns and pronouns and the author's point of view, or perspective, in fiction and nonfiction texts. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Two Points of View.
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.
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.