Who Did It? A Lesson in Perspective

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By Michelle Lynn Senters-

A NARRATOR tells a story from his or her point of view or perspective.

  1. Determine who is telling the story above: dog, girl, or an observer (parent, sibling, friend).
  2. Write in FIRST-PERSON, meaning the narrator is giving a personal account about what happened. First-person point of view uses the words “I” and “we”.
  3. Include VOICE. Use words that convey the narrator’s attitude, personality, and character.
  4. Write the same story in the voice of a different narrator.
  5. Feel free to post your short story below.

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Michelle Lynn Senters is the Founder and Director of KIDS ARE WRITERS. She spends her days working as a Reading Interventionist and spends her evenings writing books for children and adults. You can learn more about Michelle HERE and at www.michellelynnsenters.com.

IMPORTANT: Students, NEVER reveal personal information while commenting. NO last names or contact information. I will delete any comments that contain personal information or comments that are inappropriate or off-topic.

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