RL.4.6

Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

 
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Who's Point of View? Left Side Interactive Notebook Activity

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Knowing who's telling a story helps a reader identify biases and perspective in the text.

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Were You There? Did You Write It Down?

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding the difference between primary and secondary sources is a skill that students need to understand to effectively evaluate information.

 
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Examining Point Of View

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Who is telling the story? Students analyze whose eyes the reader is looking through.

 
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Analyzing Story Elements in the book Bud, Not Buddy

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The students will use a graphic organizer to construct a character sketch in order to introduce the main character, Bud. They will provide textual evidence to support their description of Bud.

 
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Were You There or Did Someone Tell You??

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When evaluating information, students must be able to discern whether or not the reporter was present or was told the information.

 
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4th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

After reading a fun book it is always fun to compare ourselves to the main character. In Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing, students have an easy time practicing their comparing and contrasting.

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Somebody Wanted But So... Cinderella

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Comprehension Lessons
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Comprehension Lessons
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Somebody, Wanted, But, So is a great graphic organizer to help students focus what they have read to specific details in story. Using sticky notes is a fun way to track their thoughts.

 
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They Were Looking Up Too.... More Perspective

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

9/11 changed the perspectives of American citizens forever. As Americans, students must value and empathize with the experiences of others at that time.

 
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Analyzing Story Elements of Grandfather's Journey

4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use a story map to analyze story elements of the story "Grandfather's Journey."

 
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We're All Looking Up: A Matter of Perspective

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Knowing which perspective your information is coming from can make all the difference.

 
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Second Person Point of View

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When are you part of the story? Students analyze whose eyes the reader is looking through.

 
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Third Person Omniscient Point of View

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Does the story teller know everything? Students analyze whose eyes the reader is looking through.

 
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First Person Point of View

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Perspectives
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is the author part of the story? Students analyze whose eyes the reader is looking through.

 
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What did I do? You do? He/ She do? Right Side Interactive Notebook Activity

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Being able to change point of view in text will help students begin to understand how point of view impacts the story line in a text.

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Charlie or Isabel Jane? The Bag Will Decide

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Science of Reading: Paired Reading Selections
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding point of view and how it impacts a text builds comprehension.

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