Bell Ringer • Turn in any late/absent work to the class inbox. • If you were present last class, complete the Eponyms Bell Ringer. Hold on to the bell ringer. If you were absent, complete the Week 17 Quiz. Turn-in the quiz. • Take out your planner and update the home learning.
Bell Ringer Review Page 27 – Part A Page 27 – Part B D C A B • Saturnine • Sequoia • Laconic • Mesmerize • Cardigan • Maverick
Bell Ringer Review Page 28 – Part A Page 28 – Part B Protestors Cardigan Zinnia Dissent TOTAL: ______/24 • Boycott • Cardigan • Saturnine • Derricks • Bacitracin • Zinnias • Mesmerized • Sequoia • Maverick • Laconic
Housekeeping • Study for the Week 18 Eponyms Quiz by choosing one study method from the choice menu. • Week 18 Quiz will be on 2/19 (A) & 2/18 (B). • Recycle the Week 17 Quiz. Due 2/19 (A) & 2/18 (B). • There is No School next Monday. Make-Up Monday is canceled for 2/17. • Complete Holt workbook pg. 117 - 132 “That October”
Point of View Just who is telling this story?
TODAY’S STANDARDS RL.6.6 Explain how an author develops the point of viewof the narrator or speaker in a text.
Today’s Learning Objectives • Identify the narrator in a story • Learn about the differences between • First-person point of view • Second-person point of view • Third-person point of view • Omniscient • Limited
Warm-Up Birdby Angela Johnson “I’ve been eating off their unfinished breakfasts for about three weeks now and they don’t even notice it. They don’t notice that somebody’s been in their house either.” What is the point of view? Who is telling the story?
Warm-Up Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Roomby Lemony Snicket “So I must tell you that if you have opened this book in the hope of finding out that the children lived happily ever after, you might as well shut it and read something else.” What is the point of view? Who is telling the story?
Warm-Up Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DeCamillo “My name is India Opal Buloni, and last summer, my daddy, the preacher, sent me to the store for a box of macaroni-and-cheese, some white rice and two tomatoes and I came back with a dog.” What is the point of view? Who is telling the story?
Vocabulary Copy these definitions into your comp book. Copy this definition: Narrator – the voice that is telling the story Copy this definition: Point of View – how a writer chooses to narrate the story
Point of View There are several different points of view: • 1st person point of view • 2nd person point of view • 3rd person point of view
First Person Point of View The narrator is a character IN the story telling his/her own story by sharing their thoughts and perspectives. Clue words (first-person pronouns): I, me, we As Iwalked up the hill, Irealized that the atmosphere was just too quiet. There was no sound from the cardinal who was nearly always singing from the top of the maple tree. Ithought Isaw a shadow move high up on the slope, but when Ilooked again it was gone. Still, Ishuddered as I felt a silent threat pass over melike a cloud over the sun.
Second Person Point of View The narrator turns the reader into the character. Clue word (second-person pronouns): you As you walked up the hill, you realized that the atmosphere was just too quiet. There was no sound from the cardinal who was nearly always singing from the top of the maple tree. Youthought yousaw a shadow move high up on the slope, but when youlooked again it was gone. Still, youshuddered as youfelt a silent threat pass over youlike a cloud over the sun.
Third Person Point of View The narrator is not a character, but the “story teller”. They often are “all knowing” revealing what the character is thinking and feeling. Clue words (third-person pronouns): he, she, him, her, they As she walked up the hill, she realized that the atmosphere was just too quiet. There was no sound from the cardinal who was nearly always singing from the top of the maple tree. Shethought shesaw a shadow move high up on the slope, but when she looked again it was gone. Still, she shuddered as she felt a silent threat pass over her like a cloud over the sun.
What is the point of view? • Bird • Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room • Because of Winn-Dixie How does the author’s use of P.O.V affect or add to the story?
Guided Practice Identify each sentence as either first-person or third-person point of view. • I closed my eyes to meditate. • He thought he would join the circus. • We hurried so we wouldn’t get a tardy. • How would we all fit in my mom’s car? • “You never let me go,” the boy cried. 1stPerson 3rdPerson 1stPerson 1stPerson 3rdPerson TRICKY ONE: A 3rd Person narrator can report a character’s exact words using quotation marks.
Let’s Practice It Second-Person Point of View The Abominable SnowmanBy R.A. Montgomery You are a mountain climber. Three years ago you spent the summer at a climbing school in the mountains of Colorado. Your instructors said that you had natural skills as a climber. You made rapid progress and by the end of the summer you were leading difficult rock and ice climbs.
Let’s Practice It Third-Person Point of View Outside the BoxBy Dan Allosso Three shots like thunderclaps rang out from surround speakers in the basement rec room. A white controller jumped in Reid Anderson’s hand each time he squeezed the trigger. Tactile feedback. A speaker in the controller made snapping sounds like the action of a pistol. Reid felt this more than he heard it. The shots made his ears ring.
Group Practice Teen IdolBy Meg Cabot I witnessed the kidnapping of Betty Ann Mulvaney. Well, me and the twenty-three other people in first period Latin class at Clayton High School (student population 1,200). Unlike everybody else, however, I actually did something to try and stop it. Well, sort of. I went, “Kurt, what are you doing?” Kurt just rolled his eyes. He was all, “Relax, Jen. It’s a joke, okay?” Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice Understood BetsyBy Dorothy Canfield Aunt Harriet never meant to say any of this when Elizabeth Ann could hear, but the little girl’s ears were as sharp as little girls’ ears always are, and long before she was nine, she knew all about the opinion Aunt Harriet had of the Putneys. She did not know, to be sure, what “chores” were, but she took it confidently from Aunt Harriet’s voice that they were something very, very dreadful. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human BodyBy Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen It all began when Ms. Frizzle showed our class a film strip about the human body. We knew trouble was about to start, because we knew Ms. Frizzle was the strangest teacher in the school. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice Glinda of OzBy Frank L. Baum Ozmatook the arm of her hostess, but Dorothy lagged behind. When at last she rejoined Glinda and Ozma in the hall, she found them talking earnestly about the condition of the people, and how to make them more happy and contented– although they were already the happiest and most contented folks in all the world. This interested Ozma, of course, but it didn’t interest Dorothy very much, so the little girl ran over to the big table on which was lying open Glinda’s Great Book of Records. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice The 7 Habits of Highly Defective TeensBy Sean Covey Habit 1: React - Blame all of your problems on your parents, your stupid teachers or professors, your lousy neighborhood, your boyfriend or girlfriend, or something or somebody else. Be a victim. Take no responsibility for your life. Act like an animal. If you’re hungry, eat. If someone yells at you, yell back. If you feel like you’re doing something you know is wrong, just do it. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice Eragon (Inheritance)By Christopher Paolini Eragonknelt in a bed of trampled reed grass and scanned the tracks with a practiced eye. The prints told him that the deer had been in the meadow only a half hour before. Soon they would bed down. His target, a small doe with a pronounced limp in her left forefoot, was still in the herd. He was amazed she had made it so far without a wolf or a bear catching her. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Group Practice The Grapes of WrathBy John Steinbeck The last rains lifted the corn quickly and scattered weed colonies and grass along the sides of the road. In the last part of May the sky grew pale and the clouds that had hung in high puffs for so long in the spring were dissipated. The sun flared down on the growing corn day after day until a line of brown spread along the edge of each green bayonet. The clouds appeared, and went away, and in a while they did not try anymore. The weeds grew darker green to protect themselves, and they did not spread anymore. Look for the signal words (pronouns). Identify the point of view.
Work Period • Summarize your p.o.v. cornell notes. • Read Ch. 1 – 6 of A Wrinkle in Time continuing to fill out your SciFi. Elements tracking chart. • Pay attention to point of view as you read.
Closing • List the different types of point of view & how you can tell them apart from one another. • How does the author’s use of P.O.V affect or add to the story?