Tracking Point-of-View

<Begin with a freewrite about your book. Write non-stop about your book. What have you been thinking about your book since you read last?>

The <first… second… third… final… chapters/pages/sections> of <Title> by <Author’s First and Last Name> might leave a reader feeling <strong adjective> because <Explain what it is in the text that might bring that response.> An example of this is on page <___>.  “<Copy a couple of lines or a paragraph from the book.>” This is <adjective> because… <Add 1 or 2 sentences>

The point of view the narrator is taking at this point in the story is <first person / second person / third person / objective / limited / omniscient>. An example of this is on page <____> where it says: “<Copy another 2 or 3 sentences or a paragraph from the book>.” This <is/is not> typical of how the narrator tells the story in this book, so far. <He/She/They> often seems to be <Explain what seems typical of this narrator. Then go on to explain how the description you are quoting here adds to or changes a reader’s feelings and thoughts about this story based on the point of view. Can the reader trust the narrator? How does this impact on the reader’s understanding of what is happening?>

After this part of the book, most readers probably <will/will not> be looking forward to reading the rest of this book because <Add 2 or 3 sentences explaining what it is in the book that might bring that response.> What’s probably going to happen next is <Make predictions about what will happen next to one or more of the characters in your book that you are tracking.>

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