Shiloh Point of View

Updated: 2/23/2021
Shiloh Point of View
You can find this storyboard in the following articles and resources:
Shiloh Lesson Plans

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, is a fiction novel about eleven-year-old Marty who hides a beagle from his family and vows to protect the dog from his mean-spirited owner, Judd Travers.


Storyboard Description

Shiloh book by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor - Shiloh Point of View

Storyboard Text

  • First Person Point of View: Readers see everything through Marty's eyes.
  • I'll do what I can, but I don't know if he'll make it.
  • I've been hiding Shiloh here, but he was attacked by a German Shepherd.
  • Such a fool.
  • “I put my face down near Shiloh’s again, my mouth next to his ear. ‘Live, Shiloh, Live!’ I whisper.”
  • David sees the pen and notices the blood on the ground, so Marty tells David about Shiloh and how he was attacked.
  • Marty makes a deal with Judd; he agrees to keep quiet about the deer and will do twenty hours of work in exchange for Shiloh.
  • Please live, Shiloh!
  • First Person Point of View: Readers know all of Marty's thoughts and feelings.
  • A lie don’t seem a lie anymore when it’s meant to save a dog, and right and wrong’s all mixed up in my head.
  • Marty thinks about holding up a sign that says, “FREE: WORLD’S BEST DOG”.
  • “I bend over, my forehead against him, my hand on his head. He’s dead, I know it! I’m screaming inside.”