Point of View: Who Is Telling the Story?

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See how famous books of literature have different perspectives with a short learning exercise. After reviewing the difference between first and third person points of view, learners look over six passages from various novels and decide which point of view each one represents.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Pair with a novel unit that focuses on point of view or perspective
  • Have pupils find excerpts from other books they've read that feature first or third person narrators
  • Use the passages to teach context clues, as each passage includes one or two complex vocabulary words
Classroom Considerations
  • Some of the worksheet is in color, including the names of the featured novels; be sure that sections come out visibly if you plan on printing in black and white
  • Comes with an answer key for straightforward assessment
  • Provides an explanation of first and third person point of view at the top of the page for reference
  • Does not offer additional opportunities for practice or enrichment
Common Core