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SESSION 4  |  Grades K-12  |  Handout

Differentiate between the perspective & point of view of texts

Build anchor charts

Introduce perspective

Define perspective as how an individual thinks or feels.

Broaden students’ vocabulary of feeling words.

Infer character perspective in literature

Collect the F.A.S.T. FACTS that author’s use to imply a character’s perspective.

Track the different perspectives of characters in the same scene or story.

JPEGs | Blue Hat | Red Hat

Grades K-6 | PDF | Jamboard
Grades 7-12 | PDF | Jamboard

Read literature that reveals multiple character perspectives.

Allow perspective to impact the reader’s voice, fluency, and expression.

Practice reading punctuation while adding expression with the What’s My Voice Fluency cards.
Available in grade-level specific digital downloads.

Infer point of view in literature

Recognize who is telling the details.

Distinguish first-person versus third-person points of view.

Connect perspective and point of view using fractured fairy tales.

Infer author perspective in informational texts

Read persuasive texts that include strong tone, bias, opinion, or argument.

Listen to the audio text of Jesús Colón reading his essay about “Little Things are Big.”

Note the specific details, word choice, and syntax he uses to then infer his perspective of this event.