Reflection: Lesson Planning Third Person Omniscient Point of View - Section 2: Text Exemplars


This lesson requires a lot of research into age appropriate text exemplars. Most examples are classics such as A Tale of Two Cities and Lord of the Rings.  Another popular novel, Hoot by Carl Hiassen, is a great example of third person omniscient.  Although the text may be difficult for most second graders, reading aloud and discussing excerpts of literature together as they relate to points of view can be very enlightening.  Teacher guidance and interpretation of text is necessary, but students ultimately gain a deeper understanding of the POV from complex texts.

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Third Person Omniscient Point of View

Unit 14: Perspectives
Lesson 6 of 7

Objective: SWBAT identify the point of view of the story teller in text.

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

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English / Language Arts, Writing, Reading, third person omniscient point of view, point of view, perspective
  60 minutes
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