LAFS.3.RL.2.6

Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 3
Strand: Reading Standards for Literature
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved
Assessed: Yes
Test Item Specifications
  • Item Type(s): This benchmark may be assessed using: TM , EBSR , ST , MC item(s)

  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask the student to evaluate the point of view of the narrator or the characters in a text. Items should not ask the student to identify the narrator in a text in isolation. Instead, items should ask the student to provide support for the identification of the narrator. Items should not ask the student to identify first and third person point of view
  • Text Types :
    The items assessing this standard may be used with one or more grade-appropriate literary texts. Texts may vary in complexity.
  • Response Mechanisms :
    The Enhanced Item Descriptions section on page 3 provides a list of Response Mechanisms that may be used to assess this standard (excluding the Editing Task Choice item type). The Sample Response Mechanisms may include, but are not limited to, the examples below.
  • Task Demand and Sample Response Mechanisms :

    Task Demand

    Identify and evaluate the narrator or character’s point of view in the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to identify and evaluate the narrator or a character’s point of view of a text.
    Selectable Text 
    • Requires the student to identify evidence from the text that illustrates the narrator’s or a character’s point of view. 
    EBSR 
    • Requires the student to identify the narrator of the passage and then to select evidence from the text to support the answer. 
    Table Match
    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching characters with descriptions of their points of view.

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5008050: Health - Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (current), 2021 and beyond)
5010044: Language Arts - Grade Three (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7710014: Access Language Arts - Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
7708030: Access Health Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2020 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.6a: Identify narrator's or character’s point of view.
LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.6b: Identify own point of view.
LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.6c: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

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Assessments

State Interim Assessment for Third Grade - The Hourglass:

This is the State Interim Assessment for the third grade.

Type: Assessment

State Interim Assessment for Third Grade - Landing on the Moon & A Poem to the Moon:

This is a State Interim Assessment for the third grade.

Type: Assessment

State Interim Assessment for Third Grade - Who's a True Friend:

This is a State Interim Assessment for third grade.

Type: Assessment

State Interim Assessment for Third Grade - Play Ball:

This is a State Interim Assessment for third grade.

Type: Assessment

State Interim Assessment for Third Grade - Champions:

This is a State Interim Assessment for third grade.

Type: Assessment

Lesson Plans

Point of View: A Close Reading of Two Bad Ants:

In this close reading lesson, students will work with the teacher and in cooperative groups to read and comprehend Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. Through multiple close readings, the students will determine and analyze the point of view of the text, sequence the key events, and answer text-dependent questions. Students will also create an original narrative, rewriting the story from a human's point of view.

Type: Lesson Plan

Point of View: A Close Reading of Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg:

In this close reading lesson, students will delve deep into the text Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. Students will practice reading comprehension, vocabulary, and point of view. They will determine the characters' points of view and how they differ from their own. Students will practice responding to text-based questions both orally and in writing, providing evidence from the text to support their claims.

Type: Lesson Plan

Identifying the First Person Point of View:

In this lesson, students will identify and describe the first person point of view. The featured text for this lesson is White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman.

Type: Lesson Plan

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