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1,421 reviewed resources for author's view point

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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Varying Perspectives on World War II

For Teachers 8th Standards
The three units in Module 3A focus on Japanese-American relations during World War II and use Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand as the central text. The lessons in the Unit 1...
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Point of View in Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners define first, second, and third person point of view. They listen to the same poem written from the first and then the third person point of view, and identify common words and features apparent in each version. Then, they...
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Understanding Points of View

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Investigate the importance of author's point of view. Young linguists study primary source documents related to the Treaty of Casco Bay. The first source is authored by the Native American Chiefs, the second by an English...
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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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Author's Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Why do author's write? To persuade, inform, entertain? Explore author's point of view with these resources. The first three printable pages are designed to be printed onto sticky notes for easy marking while reading. The last two pages...
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Third-Person Limited, Omniscient or Objective Point of View?

For Students 8th - 9th
Help your readers identify different points of view by studying key words the author uses to mold the story. There are four story excerpts provided here, and readers must identify the point of view, record the words that led them to that...
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Explain How the Author Develops Point of View

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Study point of view from the author's perspective! Using "The Wind's Visit," kids explore poetry and point of view with context clues about characters and their actions. The video is a good way to clear up a concept that can be...
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He Said, She Said, So: What's the Point?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin! Upper graders and middle schoolers read the story The Three Little Pigs and other tales related to the story from various points of view. They use the Internet to find more stories from...
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The Things They Carried: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"I want you to feel what I felt. I want you to know why story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth." Just who is this "I"? In the third of ten-instructional activity unit that uses The Things They Carried as the anchor text,...
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Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
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Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Passages from Tracy Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring, Ayn Rand's Anthem, Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology, and Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game provide class members with an opportunity to examine how an author's choice of...
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Perspectives and Point of View: Day 1 Task 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
The class works in collaborative learning teams to understand theme, historical context, author's purpose and portrayal of an event. This lesson includes activities that span four days and require learners to analyze three different...
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Perspective and Point of View: Day 2 Task 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders will listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, I Have A Dream in order to discuss rhetoric, word choice, and how the author conveyed his ideas and perspective. They discuss key points and how literary devices were used to...
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Perspective and Point of view: Task 1 Day 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
After reading the book, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, leaners consider the wolf's point of view. They analyze his speech as he pleads with the judge. They come to a conclusion then write a new speech for the wolf and present...
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Identifying Author’s Purpose and Viewpoint in Nonfiction Text

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Why do people write books? Pupils discover how to identify the author's viewpoint. They read non-fiction passages their instructor selects (the plan has the class look at nonfiction children's picture books), and then identify the...
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Author’s Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gradually build understanding of author's point of view through a scaffolded set of exercises. Moving from direct instruction, to collaborative work, and eventually to independent practice, these steps will assist your class in grasping...
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 16: Author

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your class has finished reading The Cay. Now what? Try out this idea, which invites learners to examine the author's values and how they relate to the novel. Pupils watch a quick video about the author and take notes in a provided...
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Lessons for Social Studies Educators

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Point of view, purpose, and tone: three concepts readers of primary and secondary source materials must take into account when examining documents. Class members view a PowerPoint presentation and use the SOAPS strategy to identify an...
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Author's Point of View

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Prepare your eighth graders for a lesson about author's point of view in informational text. This worksheet prompts them complete activities about the author's point of view and discuss the point of view in an example paragraph. They...
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Narrator and Point of View

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Point of view is important when choosing a narrator. Help young writers distinguish between first and third person point of view with an activity that features excerpts from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. After reading four...
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Esperanza Rising Author: Inspiration and Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Your reader/writers use digital resources to explore the life of an author and how she finds her purpose for writing. They also write a short narrative based on an interview or personal experience. They then collect pictures and...
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What is the Author's Viewpoint?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Examples of first, second, and third person text displayed in this PowerPoint will help your class decipher the author's viewpoint. Tip: Have students read each sentence out loud, then share what point of view they think is represented....
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Point of View: Comparing Esperanza's and Isabel's Perspectives About Life in the Camp (Chapter 7: "Las Cebollas/Onions")

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore point of view and more with a Common Core-designed instructional activity. Learners experience different points of view by representing one of two characters from Esperanza Rising during a partner discussion. They must use...

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