Learning point of view and who is telling the story can be tricky for first and second graders. It’s important for our students to learn this reading comprehension strategy for point of view so that they understand who is telling the story and can comprehend what is happening.
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Point Of View Lesson Plans
Not sure what lesson plans to include with your point of view reading unit? Don’t worry- we have you covered with six comprehensive lesson plans. You can plan your entire reading unit, which is especially helpful if you don’t have a reading curriculum at your school.
The six lessons are:
- What Is Point Of View?
- First Person Point Of View
- Third Person Point Of View
- Second Person Point Of View
- Identifying and Comparing Point Of View
- Putting It Altogether
Pre- And Post-Assessments for Point Of View
Giving your students a pre-assessment is important so that you can assess and learn what they know before you teach your reading unit. No need to completely reteach something that most your class knows! Instead, you could form small skill groups to address the gaps if you find most of your students know the content. However, you may also learn that they don’t know what point of view is at all and that means you need to teach the whole unit! A post-assessment is also included to assess students when you’re finished teaching the point of view reading unit.
Point Of View Reading Passages
There are 10 reading passages included. Each reading passage is a short paragraph. After reading the passage, students answer the following questions:
- What point of view is the text in? (multiple choice)
- How do you know? (short answer)
Point Of View Craft
Who doesn’t love a craft? I love to incorporate reading crafts into my reading units. They always make for a fun activity and a great hallway display as well!
There are 3 engaging point of view reading centers included to help your students master this reading comprehension strategy!
- Ring Of Fire: This is my favorite reading center included. Students read the card. Then, after deciding which point of view it is, they throw the card through the correct ring of fire. A recording sheet is also included.
- Matching Center: Students read the sentence. Then, they match it to the correct point of view.
- Puzzle Center: Students read the word and piece it to the correct point of view.
More Activities Included!
- Graphic Organizers: These point of view graphic organizers were made to be used with any fiction text. They can be used with listening centers, independent work, etc.
- Bookmarks: One thing I’ve learned is that kids love bookmarks. These bookmarks are fun for kids to keep in their reading tubs for independent reading.
- Flipbook: This flipbook is great to keep in your reading notebooks. Students write different examples of different points of view.
How To Teach Point Of View: Grab A Freebie
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