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All students will be reminded of the different forms of narration. Most will be able to select and sustain a voice in a story. Some will be able to evaluate the different perspectives and how they affect the material.
- En3: 1b, 1c, 1d, 2b, 2c, 9a
Remind students about the difference between third person and first person narration. Ask students to name some books they have read which use first person narration.
- Look at the worksheet and discuss together what personality/ character each narrator might have, and how that will affect the way they tell their story.
- Students complete the worksheet.
- Hear students' 3 different versions and evaluate in what way the voice of each is different.
Choose a well known story e.g. a fairy story, or a text students may have already read and ask from whose perspective the story could be told, and what effect the change of perspective would have on the material.
- Continue ‘A Walk in the countryside' from one of the three perspectives.
- Rewrite a fairy story or whatever you have discussed in the ‘summary' from a different character's perspective.