Point of Veiw
Theme and topic
Elements of Plot

The point of view of the following passage:

I went to the store with my mom. She was talking, excitedly about my birthday party. She always makes such a big idea about my birthday. I just don't think they are such a big deal.  I would be okay not celebrating at all.

What is first person?


True or false. 'Love' is a theme.

What is false?

Prior knowledge is information that comes from...


The reader


This happens between conflict and climax.

What is rising action?


The two things you need to make inferences.

What are prior knowledge and textual evidence?


Name the point of view in the following sentences:

"You walk through the front door as your mom calls, "Hello! I am so glad to see you!" You set all of your school stuff down and get a snack."

What is second person?


True or false: 'Friends should be honest' is a theme.

What is true?


The inference that can be made about Otto's behavior when his mom came in at the end of this story(from https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/):

Otto stuffed another candy bar in his mouth. He lay sprawled on the floor with his back against his bed. Candy wrappers surrounded him. His shirt was caught in the folds of his belly and he had melted chocolate all over his face and hands. "Ugh…" he groaned weakly as he struggled to finish chewing. Suddenly, the front door opened. "Otto, I'm home!" It was his mom. Otto rolled almost gracefully from his sprawled position and began kicking the candy wrappers under his bed. As she walked slowly up the stairs to his room, he managed to get all of the wrappers under the bed and then he threw a blanket over them. She opened the door, took one look at his face, and knew.

What is that he felt guilty?

that he wasn't supposed to eat the chocolate


This involves characters, setting, and how the story starts.

What is the exposition?


The problem that gets a story started.

What is the conflict?


Name the point of view of the following sentences:

"Carly was going to the store after school.  She wanted to get a new backpack that would feel more grown up.  She knew that all of her friends had gotten new backpacks and now it was her turn.  Her mom would pick her up and take her to Target.  Carly couldn't wait.  Her mom thought the new backpack was unnecessary but had agreed anyway."

What is third person omniscient?


The theme of the Three Little Pigs.

"Word hard."

"Choose building materials wisely."


The inference that can be made about why Miya is upset at the beginning of the story(from https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/)

Miya came out of the bathroom with tears in her eyes. She ran down to the cafeteria and asked the staff if they had any rice. Fortunately for Miya, Ms. Lucille did. Ms. Lucille filled a red plastic cup about half way with white rice grains and handed it to Miya. Miya pulled a damp phone from out of her back pocket and pushed it into the dry rice grains inside of the plastic cup. She sincerely thanked Ms. Lucille and then went back to class. She felt relieved, but she was still a little worried.

What is Miya got her phone wet?


The climax in "Little Red Riding Hood".

What is the woodsman shows up at Granny's?


The turning point in a story.

What is the climax?

When you try to choose point of view you should look at _________ and not _____________

You should look at narration and not dialogue.


The theme of Red Riding Hood.

"Don't talk to strangers."


The prior knowledge you need to solve this riddle:

Tommy’s father has three sons: Huey, Dewey, and what’s the third one’s name?

The relationship between father and son.


The conflict in "The Little Mermaid".

What is that Ariel wants to live on land?


The difference between theme and topic.

What is: 

theme- a sentence; universal message

topic- 1-3 words; big idea; abstract


The difference between third person and first person.

First person- narrator is part of the story

third person- narrator is outside of the story


The theme of Goldilocks and the three bears.

"Don't touch what's not yours."


The inference that can be made about the building materials in "The Three Little Pigs".

That brick is a stronger material.


The exposition of Cinderella.

What is Cinderella, evil stepmother, stepsisters, and prince?


The three kinds of third person point of view and their definitions.

third person objective- no thoughts or feelings

third person limited- thoughts or feelings of one character

third person omniscient- thoughts or feelings of more than one character