Author s Point of View Mini Lesson by 83uCkRd

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									Author’s Voice and Point
         of View
   What do these
   terms mean?
        Created by: M. Christoff,
         Enrichment Specialist
   Author’s Voice
•The way a piece of writing
 sounds is its voice.
• An author’s writing voice
 reveals his/her attitude about
 a topic and the audience.
      Author’s Point of View
• An author’s point
  of view (attitude)
  often comes
  through in the
  way he or she
  discusses the
  elements of a
  story or selection.
    Author’s Point of View
•An author’s
 use of positive
 or negative
 words reveal
 how he/she
 feels about
 their subject.
 Author’s Point of
      View
•The opinion or attitude
 expressed by an
 author is called
 author’s point of view.
       Types of
    Points of View
•First Person Point of View
 – The story is told by one of the characters
   in the story.
•Third Person Point of View
 – The story is told by a narrator who is
   outside the story and observes the events
   as they unfold.
 Types of Third Person
    Point of View
•Limited Omniscient Third
 Person Point of View
 – The narrator will relate the thoughts and feelings
   of just one character.
•Omniscient Third Person Point
 of View (All Knowing)
 – The narrator will relate the thoughts and feelings
   of all the characters.
Author’s Point of View
  Why is it important to
     understand an
 author’s point of view?
 Why is it important to
  understand what an
author’s point of view is?

•Figuring out the author’s
 point of view can help you
 evaluate what you are
 reading and detect bias.
 What is bias?
Why is it important to
understand a biased
      opinion?
                   Bias
•Bias
 – Bias is favoring one person or point of view more
   than another.

•Why is it important for us to
 recognize bias?
 – Bias is used by a author to persuade us to like,
   want, or to be something.
 – Bias is used in commercials all the time.
 Author’s Point of
      View
•The opinion or attitude
 expressed by an
 author is called
 author’s point of view.
      Objectives for Today’s
        Learning Centers
• Identify story elements. (Center # 1)
• Identify the speaker and recognize
  how point of view affects the text, and
  will rewrite a scene from the story from
  a different character’s point of view.
  (Center # 2)
• Compare and contrast characters
  and the community in the selection
  Katie’s Trunk. (Center # 3)
       Objectives for Today’s
         Learning Centers
• Identify an author’s purpose for writing.
  (Center # 4)
• Identify and explain types of figurative
  language, especially similes and metaphors.
  (Center #4)
• Identify cause and effect relationships in the
  selection Katie’s Trunk. (Center # 5)
• Using a internet Field Trip, research events of
  the Revolutionary War and Paul Revere.
  (Center # 6)

								
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