POINT OF VIEW
Every person on earth has a personal
viewpoint on things and this viewpoint
depends on how we were raised, what we
know and how we apply our knowledge to
Our point of view may change over time to
include opinions, belief systems, or ideas
Change occurs when we get outside of our
comfort zone and look at things from other’s
Pretend you are Little Red Riding Hood.
What is your perspective of the events of
your day when you went to your
Now, look at the story from the perspective of
the wolf. How does the story differ?
DON’T JUDGE TOO QUICKLY
As with any story or event, there are always
more than one perspective or way of looking
at a sequence of events.
Before writing anything, use perspective.
This is not easy if you have strict beliefs, but
it is well worth trying so you can come to a
deeper understanding of others and the
events that shape our lives and stories.
Using the state library web site, find
opposing viewpoints articles. Read two from
Write a paper from the point of view that is
opposite your own personal point of view.
Remember to cite sources.