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Point of View Worksheets

Identifying the narrator’s view point is an essential reading skill that is often assessed on standardized tests. It’s recommend that you discuss the narrative perspective of each text that you introduce to your students, but if your students need rapid improvement at identifying the narrator’s view point, then you’ll want to use these worksheets. These drill style worksheets will give your students ample practice in identifying the narrative perspective of texts.

The worksheets cover first-person, second-person, third-person objective, third-person limited, and third-person omniscient modes of narration. They require students to explain their answers, and sometimes highlight characters’ thoughts. And a lot of these point of view worksheets have online versions that can be completed on phones, tablets, and desktops. These Ereading Worksheets allow students to save, print, or email their scores and explanations as PDF files. These activities are compatible with Google Classroom and quiz results can even be posted to Facebook. Please comment below if you like them.


Point of View Worksheet 1 – Here’s an awesome worksheet to give students practice with recognizing the narrator’s viewpoint. This is a 4-page worksheet with 19 more problems on narrator’s perspective. Students read the passages and determine the narrator’s perspective. Then they explain their answers and circling characters’ thoughts when the passage is narrated from third-person perspective. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 3-7
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Point of View Worksheet 2 – Here’s another great point of view worksheet. This one has 4 pages and 19 questions. Students read each passage and identify the narrator’s perspective. Then they explain their answers, and circle characters’ thoughts. This is great for homework. It could be used as group work too. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 3-7
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Point of View Worksheet 3 – Read the passages, write the narrator’s point of view, and explain your answer.  4 pages and 15 problems. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 4 – Here’s another point of view worksheet to give students more practice with narrator’s perspective. This 4-page point of view worksheet has 19 problems. Students read the passages and determine the narrator’s perspective based on text clues. Then they explain their answers. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 5 – This point of view worksheet is sure to delight students around the world. How can they resist reading each passage and determining the narrator’s viewpoint? They can’t help but to explain their answers. This 4-page worksheet features 19 irresistible passages to help students master point of view. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 6 – 15 more practice problems where students read a paragraph of text and determine whether the narrator’s perspective is first-person, second-person, or third-person. Students are asked to find just first, second, or third-person perspective, but this worksheet code easily be modified to ask students to consider the objective, limited, and omniscient narrative modes as well. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 3-7
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Point of View Worksheet 7 – Here’s another helpful 4-page point of view worksheet with 19 problems. Students read the passages and identify the narrator’s perspective. Then they explain their answers and circle characters’ thoughts if the passage is narrated from third-person perspective. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 8 – This worksheet has 15 more point of view problems. Students read each paragraph and determine whether the narrator is telling the story from first, second, or third-person perspective. Then they explain their answers. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 2-6
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Point of View Worksheet 9 – Here’s another 7 problem point of view worksheet. Students read the paragraphs and determine the narrator’s perspective: first, second, or third-person. Then they explain their answers. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 2-6
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Point of View Worksheet 10 – This worksheet has 8 paragraphs written from either first, second, or third-person perspective. Students determine the narrator’s perspective and explain their answers. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 3-7
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Point of View Worksheet 11 – This worksheet features 9 quirky passages. Students read each passage, identify the narrator’s viewpoint, and explain their answers. Students also circle character’s thoughts and feelings if it is a passage narrated from third-person perspective. This helps students master objective, limited, and omniscient modes. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 12 – Here’s another double-sided point of view worksheet to help students master narrative perspective. Read the passages, identify the narrator’s viewpoint, and explain your answer. Don’t forget to circle characters’ thoughts if the passage is narrated from third-person perspective. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 5-9
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Point of View Worksheet 13 – Yet another double-sided point of view worksheet. Students read the passages, determine the viewpoint of the narrator, and explain their answers. Don’t forget to circle characters’ thoughts if the passage is narrated from third-person perspective. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 14 – This viewpoint worksheet is a little bit longer than some of the others. It has two double-sided pages and 19 questions. I recommend using it for in-class practice. It will keep your students busy for a good amount of time, particularly if they are following the directions and circling characters’ thoughts when the passage is narrated from third-person perspective. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Point of View Worksheet 15 – Here’s another point of view worksheet with two double-sided pages. That’s a total of 19 point of view problems. Students read the passages, determine the narrator’s perspective, and explain their answers. What a great way to review point of view! Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 4-8
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Common Core State Standards Related to Point of View

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 – Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.

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ELA Standards: Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.6 – With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.6 – Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.6 – Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.6 – Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.6 – Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.6 – Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.6 – Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.6 – Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.6 – Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6 – Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.6 – Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).

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     /  October 4, 2018

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     /  October 3, 2018

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    • Bear with me while I update the answer keys site wide. They should be able to print currently. Use the arrows to click through the pages. Click the images of the answer keys to enlarge them. Use CTRL + P to print. I’m going to make it easier to print, but currently I’m trying to make them all more mobile-friendly.

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