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Creating Points Of View

Creating Points Of View

Author: Samantha Tyrell

This Tutorial will help student be able to write from different points of view.

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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

Point of Views

First Person:  When the main character is telling the story. Using I, me, my, and Mine. 

Second Person:  Is when a story is told from the perspective of "you".

Third Person: is when the narrator is not a character in the story. It is an outsider looking in. Uses He/she, Him/her

Song about Point of Views

Third Person

  • Objective: Narrator acts as an observer to the story. Gives NO thoughts to a ANY characters 
  • Limited: Narrator can tell the thoughts of ONE character ONLY. Follows their story. 
  • Omniscient: Narrator knows EVERYTHING that happens in the story and can tell thoughts from EVERYONE

Types if Third Person Point of Views

Types if Third Person Point of Views


Big Question

Open the Google Forms and Write a short story by using one of the three types of Third Person. This does not have to be related to Cinderella like are previous lesson. This can be a story of your choice. Remember to stick to the same Point of View throughout your short story