Point of View in Fiction Texts

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Analyzing Point of View
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Point of View
Young readers will discover how to identify the point of view of a story or text in this literacy worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
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Literary Response Prompt: Point of View
Students will choose one of two writing prompts focused on analyzing characters’ points of view in a story in this literary response worksheet for middle grades.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Two Perspectives
Two Perspectives
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Two Perspectives
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Shifting Points of View
Shifting Points of View
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Shifting Points of View
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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Keeping Good Character
Keeping Good Character
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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
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Making Inferences About Feelings
Students will make inferences about feelings and perspectives in a short text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
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Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
Use this two-page graphic organizer to help students compare and contrast informational narratives from two different genres.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View: Being the New Kid
Point of View: Being the New Kid
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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
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Point of View Pronouns
Point of View Pronouns
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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
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These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
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These Stories Are (Almost) the Same
Stories can change a lot depending on the point of view they are told from. In this lesson, students explore point of view by comparing and contrasting two versions of "The Three Little Pigs."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Give your students experience with reading and analyzing primary sources with this powerful excerpt from the memoir of Frederick Douglass.
Reading & Writing
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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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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
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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
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Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
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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
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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
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: 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
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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
Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Dialogue with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to re-imagine story dialogue with characters from another story.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Point of View Pronouns
Glossary: Point of View Pronouns
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Glossary: Point of View Pronouns
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Point of View Pronouns.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Narratives with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to re-imagine narratives with characters from their favorite stories.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View Graphic Organizer
Point of View Graphic Organizer
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Point of View Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer can help students analyze a story, scenario, disagreement or controversy from multiple perspectives.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Making Inferences About Feelings
Vocabulary Cards: Making Inferences About Feelings
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Vocabulary Cards: Making Inferences About Feelings
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Making Inferences About Feelings.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.