Name:_________________I can identify and describe a narrator’s point of view (1 st person).
Complete the following questions at the beginning of class.
Sally says in all the following examples the narrator’s point of view is written in first person. Do you think she is right? Place a check
mark beside the examples you think are correctly identified as first-person. Place an X beside those you think Sally has identified
_______ At the pizza place, Tony the bake was getting the pizzas ready for baking. He flattened out a ball of dough into a large
pancake and tossed it into the air.
_______ At dawn, I set out on my horse for the wood at the edge of the village. I was going there, as I did once every ten years, to
meet my two sons.
_______ Leslie and I both sat in front of Paul. She had two long, brown pigtails that reached all the way down to her waist. I had
short red hair that was difficult to manage.
_______ After dropping Clara off at school, we waited at an intersection for the light to turn green. I was tired and wished I could go
back to sleep. My little sister on the other hand, looked wide awake as she poked my side.
Complete the following question at the end of class.
Read the text below and describe the narrator’s point of view. Give examples from the text to support your answer.
I held my tennis racket tightly. My heart was pounding like a jackhammer. My knees were like two rubber lumps at this point. I
looked ahead and waited for the serve to come. I liked playing tennis, but competing made me nervous. After two hours of playing,
the tennis match had come down to this last game.