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Teresa Howard Lesson Objective: I can identify and explain the point of view in a text. We will discuss some of their schema.
This poster will help our visual learners in the room. I give a copy of the rap to each student. We stand up and spread out to do our rap, so students can dance to the beat, move around and be out of their seat. At this point, we will practice reading short texts and figuring out the POV. I will show the students texts on the SMART board or you could put texts under the document camera, on a projector, or just read them text excerpts out loud if you have no way to show them.
Then, the students will discuss in their table groups what they think the POV is and how they know. After we have practiced a few, we will play a game to continue practicing.
I will put up a text example and give them 45 seconds to discuss which POV they think it is, write it on their white board, along with either the clue word that they see or how they know who is telling the story.
You could make the game work for your own class, but I make each answer worth 10 points, 10 for the POV and 10 for the explanation.
If you have an online answering system, you could use that too. This game works well for those interpersonal learners. Then, I give each student an exit slip.
Independently, they have to identify the POV of the texts and explain how they know, by either underlining their clue words in the text or explaining who is telling the story.
This independent activity works well for your intrapersonal learners.
First, they have to be able to identify and explain the point of view in a text before they are able to compare and contrast point of views. The poster will also help us to circle around to this skill throughout the whole year, adding books we read to the poster.
With the goals of the lesson being that students can identify and explain the point of view of a text, I believe this lesson certainly enables me to know if my students master the skill.
Not only do they get to practice identifying and explaining the POV with me, with their groups, and with a partner, they are armed with a strategy POV rap to help them remember some clue words to work with POV later.
This being the introduction to POV in my class, we do most of the work together or in groups to get the students use to listening for those clue words and asking themselves who is telling the story, who is talking, and who is the narrator? The exit slip at the end of the lesson, which the students will complete independently, will give me a map for where to go next.
Once they can do the basics, identify and explain the POV, they can move on to comparing and contrasting different points of view.My friend was six weeks away from getting married when her fiance abruptly announced with no prior warning that he wanted out.
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