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31 resources with the keyterm narrator

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What Makes a Novel a Novel?

For Students 4th - 8th
As your authors prepare to write a hypothetical novel, they need all the inspiration they can find! Using a book they have already read (and enjoyed), learners complete a literary analysis by filling in eight short-answer questions....
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Experience and Perspective

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders make connections between past experiences and perspective. They read Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith. Then, they analyze a character's history and state the past experiences that form their perspective. In the...
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In the Time of the Butterflies: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez is written from many points of view. Discuss the unique way she reveals the plot as well as the general benefits and downfalls of various points of view. Next, have class members write...
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The Call of the Wild: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine Buck and the point of view of the narrator in Jack London's The Call of the Wild. Start off with small group discussion. The plan provides three passages for group members to analyze. Next, ask individuals to flip the...
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Literary Criticism: Does Fiction Reflect the Writer's Life?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Where do writers draw their inspiration? Introduce your class to the people behind the novels, poems, and text you read in class. It really is interesting to delve into the lives of the writer and analyze possible sources of inspiration....
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Establishing a Point of View in Narratives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Your readers study first and third person point of view and then rewrite classic tales. Richly detailed, the six-part plan provides considerations for beginning, proficient, and advanced learners. Included are suggestions for...
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Reading a Dialect

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reading a dialect can be difficult; show readers that it can also reveal fascinating details! They read two extracts from Jane Gardam's The Hollow Land, which is written in a British dialect. Readers answer comprehension questions,...
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Summer of the Monkeys

For Teachers 6th - 8th
While reading the book Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls, the class ties together the core reading objectives, which are making predictions, comprehending new information, reading for author's purpose, independence in reading, and...
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Comparing Poems

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young literary analysts compare two poems by the same author. Readers look for slant rhyme, observe the beat and rhythm of each, and search for repeated vowel sounds. After re-reading, they observe the lack of punctuation and the stanza...
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The Princess's Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Everyone wants to be part of a royal family. Let your pupils experience the privilege of royalty by rewriting the story The Frog Prince from the point of view of the princess. While the story line remains the same, perspective is bound...
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Interpreting Perspective

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Work on characterization with a narrative writing lesson, in which middle schoolers interpret a character's perspective. They discuss family traditions and examine how culture can influence a character's perspective. Next, they read...
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Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Study historical events by combining the study of historical fiction and non-fiction. Learners read about true past events in historical fiction novels and then research non-fiction accounts of the same events. What are some differences...
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What's the Point of View?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the point of view? Sixth graders discuss third person limited and omniscient perspectives while reading several short stories. Then, complete a worksheet and share findings with peers. 
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 8: Character

For Teachers 6th Standards
Characters often change over the course of a story or novel. Use the sample graphic organizer provided here to track how the narrator has responded to the sequence of events in chapter four through six of The Cay. In addition to this...
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Point of View Practice: Narrative Perspective

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Excerpts from ten texts (There's something for everyone from Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath to Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, and more!) provide the springboard for an examination of point of view. For each short excerpt,...
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Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 6th Standards
Analyze multiple perspectives in short stories. Sixth graders examine the point of view of each major character in three different short stories. After reading the stories, they role-play characters and hypothesize about the character's...
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Writing American Diaries

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars examine the concept of historical perspective in writing. They read the diary of Sally Wister, a young Patriot from Philadelphia during the Revolutionary Era. Additionally, they must include different points of view in...
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8th Grade Study Guide for Common Assessment 2

For Students 8th
Provide pupils with a learning exercise that helps them prepare for an exam. They identify literary elements as well as points of grammar. No answer key is provided.
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Fallen Angels

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars read the novel, Fallen Angels, and examine the theme of coming of age during the Vietnam War. They create timelines of the 1960s, highlighting important issues of the era. They write research papers focusing on one...
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Inside the Mind of the Unreliable Narrator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create interdisciplinary connections and promote high-level inferences by studying unreliable narrators.
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Describing Our Senator

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders find the narrator or speaker in a story. In this story elements instructional activity, 3rd graders listen to the story My Senator and Me and answer comprehension questions. They complete a descriptive writing piece from...
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Writing Drama-Trying Your Hand at being a Playwright

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders chart the elements of drama. In this performing arts lesson plan, 5th graders discuss the role of a playwrite, practice doing some Reader's Theatre scripts, write a paragraph about a problem between two people, and perform...
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Point of View

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore point of view. In this acceptance lesson, students listen to a story in which six people didn't listen to the other's point of view and lost out in the end. The students discuss why we all think and feel differently and...
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Fifteen Seconds of Fame

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A reading of Panic in Paris launches a review of the elements of narrative writing. Class members work in groups to find narrative devices in the book and record their findings on a provided worksheet. Using the completed pages, emergent...