Reflection: Checks for Understanding Discovering Point of View in Literature - Section 3: Novel Practice


In the example included here (resources), we see a thorough explanation of point of view in the novel and the double meaning in the provided example. This student not only correctly identified the novel as first-person limited, she also gave text details as proof. She adequately explained the bias we may experience as readers and explained why the double meaning was irony in a clear and concise manner.

  Checks for Understanding: A Student Example
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Discovering Point of View in Literature

Unit 6: Purpose Across Multiple Texts
Lesson 15 of 17

Objective: Students will be able to determine point of view, including hidden meanings, by analyzing their class novels.

Big Idea: Irony, sarcasm, understatement, oh my! Determining point of view when hidden meaning is at play.

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English / Language Arts, equality (American Govt), point of view, irony, understatement, sarcasm, analyze details, comparison, historical background, equality
  45 minutes
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