   Point of view:PERSPECTIVE of a speakerHOW speaker presents information.
   Narrator        Main Character.     I               My                                      Our               Me      ...
Bias                    1 sided  Gain betterunderstanding of   ? Reliability/Trustworthiness ?   the Main   Character
   Way back in Once Upon a Time, I was making a    birthday cake for my dear old granny. I had a    terrible sneezing col...
If: Uses “I, Me”And: Main character in hisstoryThen: Reliable??
Narrator   character   Describes only. Reader does NOT know    character’s thoughts.                He She They Their
Once upon a time there were three little pigs and the timecame for them to leave home and seek their fortunes…The first li...
Narrator characterDoesn’t reveal character’s thoughts/feelings          “His, He, They"
Point of view is…A. The perspective of a speaker and how thespeaker presents information.B. The speaker sharing thoughts a...
 The perspective of a speaker and how the  speaker presents information.Next Question
   This answer depends on the type of POV!   3rd person does NOT!   1st person is only speakers’    thoughts/feelings.
   Main character NOT always the narrator!
   3rd person always reveals characters    thoughts and uses “He, She, They”      True      False
   Upon the eighth night I was more than usually cautious in    opening the door. A watchs minute hand moves more quickly...
 The Three Little Pigs  http://www.shol.com/agita/pigs.htm A. Wolf’s Side  http://www.shol.com/agita/wolfside.htm Wolf ...
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  1. 1.  Point of view:PERSPECTIVE of a speakerHOW speaker presents information.
  2. 2.  Narrator Main Character. I My Our Me We
  3. 3. Bias 1 sided Gain betterunderstanding of ? Reliability/Trustworthiness ? the Main Character
  4. 4.  Way back in Once Upon a Time, I was making a birthday cake for my dear old granny. I had a terrible sneezing cold. I ran out of sugar. So I walked down the street to ask my neighbor for a cup of sugar. Now this neighbor was a pig. And he wasnt too bright either. He had built his whole house out of straw. Can you believe it? I mean who in his right mind would build a house of straw? So of course the minute I knocked on the door, it fell right in. I didnt want to just walk into someone elses house. So I called, "Little Pig, Little Pig, are you in?" No answer. I was just about to go home without the cup of sugar for my dear old grannys birthday cake.
  5. 5. If: Uses “I, Me”And: Main character in hisstoryThen: Reliable??
  6. 6. Narrator character Describes only. Reader does NOT know character’s thoughts. He She They Their
  7. 7. Once upon a time there were three little pigs and the timecame for them to leave home and seek their fortunes…The first little pig built his house out of straw because itwas the easiest thing to do.The second little pig built his house out of sticks. This wasa little bit stronger than a straw house.The third little pig built his house out of bricks.One night the big bad wolf, who dearly loved to eat fat littlepiggys, came along and saw the first little pig in his houseof straw. He said "Let me in, Let me in, little pig or Ill huffand Ill puff and Ill blow your house in!"
  8. 8. Narrator characterDoesn’t reveal character’s thoughts/feelings “His, He, They"
  9. 9. Point of view is…A. The perspective of a speaker and how thespeaker presents information.B. The speaker sharing thoughts and feelings.C. Always the main character presenting thestory.D. All of the above.
  10. 10.  The perspective of a speaker and how the speaker presents information.Next Question
  11. 11.  This answer depends on the type of POV! 3rd person does NOT! 1st person is only speakers’ thoughts/feelings.
  12. 12.  Main character NOT always the narrator!
  13. 13.  3rd person always reveals characters thoughts and uses “He, She, They” True False
  14. 14.  Upon the eighth night I was more than usually cautious in opening the door. A watchs minute hand moves more quickly than did mine. Never before that night had I felt the extent of my own powers --of my sagacity. I could scarcely contain my feelings of triumph. To think that there I was, opening the door, little by little, and he not even to dream of my secret deeds or thoughts. I fairly chuckled at the idea; and perhaps he heard me; for he moved on the bed suddenly, as if startled. Now you may think that I drew back --but no. His room was as black as pitch with the thick darkness, (for the shutters were close fastened, through fear of robbers,) and so I knew that he could not see the opening of the door, and I kept pushing it on steadily, steadily.1st person3rd person
  15. 15.  The Three Little Pigs http://www.shol.com/agita/pigs.htm A. Wolf’s Side http://www.shol.com/agita/wolfside.htm Wolf Image http://www.shol.com/agita/images/awolf.gif http://www.learner.org/interactives/literature/r ead/pov2.html

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