Module 3-Points of View-Language Arts 5A - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to compare two points of view on a similar topic or event. Students will learn how to use commas correctly after introductory phrases.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Comparing Points of View crayons or colored pencils (optional);
2 Introductory Commas independent reading book
crayons or colored pencils (optional)

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Comparing Points of View
  1. Compare similar stories narrated from different points of view.
2 Introductory Commas
  1. Use commas to set apart introductory phrases like "For example."
  2. Write the first draft of a narrative told from a particular point of view.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Comparing Points of View 5 Changing Points of View Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Comparing Points of View
  1. How can comparing points of view help you become a better reader?
  2. What is third-person point of view?
  3. What is first-person point of view?
Introductory Commas
  1. What are introductory words and phrases?
  2. How do you show readers that a group of words is introducing your sentence?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Comparing Points of View On The Oregon Train
  1. What is the point of view in this story?
  2. What things might this woman's son remember about his family's trip west?
Comparing Points of View Journey to Oregon
  1. What is the point of view in this story?
  2. How is it different from the woman in the previous video?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Cinderella Marcia Brown AD840L
2 Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother Trisha Speed Shaskan 520L
3 The Other Side of the Story: Fairy Tales with a Twist Eric Mark Braun

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing