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Point of View and Perspective

Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards


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A study of how an author develops point of view and how an author’s perspective, based on culture, is evident in writing. Students will read Lawrence Yep’s Dragonwings, Lawrence Yep’s biography The Lost Garden, and “Comprehending the Calamity,” a primary source account written by Emma
Burkeo. Students will write their own newspaper articles containing multiple perspectives about how the earthquake and fires affected the people of San Francisco. This task addresses NYSP12 ELA CCLS RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4a, W.6.9, and L.6.3a. Lesson provided by




Lesson Plan
February 13, 2020
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Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.


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