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Activity Overview


In this activity, students will examine the author’s point of view and make inferences based on details from the text.

  • Example 1: “‘Come right!’ I was so excited I was almost shouting, even though the two others with me inside Alvin were so close I could touch them.”
  • Example 2: “I felt as though I had walked into a dream.”
  • Example 3: “I was already impatient to return to the Titanic.”

Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Create a storyboard that demonstrates the narrator's feelings at different parts of the text.


  1. Identify the point of view of the narrator of the text in the central black box.
  2. Select at least three examples from the text that show the feelings or desires of the narrator.
  3. Illustrate these examples by drawing on inferences from the text.
  4. Put your inferences in the title boxes.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual or Partner

Type of Activity: Point of View vs. Perspective

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/5/6] Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

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