Another great way to engage your students is through the creation of storyboards that depict the perspective of each character in a short story. By examining each character’s perspective, students can look more deeply at the author’s meaning.
Using a T-Chart, show examples from the text of what bad fortune means for two characters. On one side, show examples from Lemon’s life and on the other side, show examples from Greg’s. Use description boxes to explain the illustrations of each perspective or point of view, which you create.
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Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual or Partner
Type of Activity: Point of View vs. PerspectiveCommon Core Standards
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Create a storyboard depicting the perspective of the characters in "The Treasure of Lemon Brown".
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