Recognize that the author's viewpoint may or may not reflect the culture or mores of the time in which the author lives. 0801.8.20
Links verified on 9/17/2014
- Author's Purpose and Point of View - pre test - answers on next web page
- Author's Purpose and Point of View - post test - answers on next web page
- Critical Literacy: Point of View - lesson plan helps students look at the author's purpose and viewpoint, and also recognize gaps in the text - Extension activities include debating a fairy tale using different character viewpoints.
- "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" - by Langston Hughes - lesson plan - gain understanding on interpreting author's viewpoint, figurative language, historical perspective, cultural perspective
- Point of View Quiz - Decide if the sentences are written in first person or third person point of view. [Caution: may be too cute for eighth grade students.]
- Purpose and Point of View - Choose the correct answer for each question. self checking.
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