Stage 3 reading - Character perspective
Students learn to identify character feelings, perspective and motivation in narrative texts.
- EN3-3A: uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies.
- EN3-5B: discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts.
National Literacy Learning Progression
- UnT8: reads and views predictable texts and some moderately complex texts - see text complexity (comprehension); answers inferential questions (comprehension); cites text evidence to support inferences (process)
- UnT9: justifies an opinion or response by citing evidence from a text (comprehension)
NAPLAN item descriptors
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Full task descriptions are included in the resource, available for download on this page.
Task 1: Voice
Students identify first, second or third person voice in a range of texts (three activities).
Task 2: Differing perspectives
Students learn how characters’ perspectives differ and how word choice and actions support feelings and motivations (one activity).
Task 3: Perspective poems
Students consider the motivation, feelings and perspective of various characters in poetry (three activities).
Task 4: Wolf was right!
Students investigate narrative voice in two versions of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ written from different perspectives (two activities).