Point of View Practice

Narrative Perspective

4. 3. 2. You will determine the point of view.Directions 1. We will read the passages. . Write at least one sentence explaining your answer. Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper.

You made rapid progress and by the end of the summer you were leading difficult rock and ice climbs. . Your instructors said that you had natural skills as a climber. Three years ago you spent the summer at a climbing school in the mountains of Colorado. Montgomery You are a mountain climber.A.The Abominable Snowman By R.

A white controller jumped in Reid Anderson’s hand each time he squeezed the trigger. A speaker in the controller made snapping sounds like the action of a pistol. The shots made his ears ring.Outside the Box By Dan Allosso Three shots like thunderclaps rang out from surround speakers in the basement rec room. Reid felt this more than he heard it. . Tactile feedback.

Jen. I went. Well. me and the twenty-three other people in first period Latin class at Clayton High School (student population 1.Teen Idol By Meg Cabot I witnessed the kidnapping of Betty Ann Mulvaney.200). sort of. okay?” . however. I actually did something to try and stop it. “Kurt. what are you doing?” Kurt just rolled his eyes. It’s a joke. “Relax. Unlike everybody else. Well. He was all.

very dreadful. . but she took it confidently from Aunt Harriet’s voice that they were something very. and long before she was nine.Understood Betsy By Dorothy Canfield Aunt Harriet never meant to say any of this when Elizabeth Ann could hear. what “chores” were. she knew all about the opinion Aunt Harriet had of the Putneys. She did not know. but the little girl’s ears were as sharp as little girls’ ears always are. to be sure.

A longer. made of a shining white metal that is not found on Earth. this time closer. firmer shake.I Am Number Four By Pittacus Lore The man brings his legs over the front of the cot when the shake starts again. “No. comes through the door and sinks deeply into the man’s chest. The man gets to his feet and walks slowly to the door. and another crash. and in that instant the blade of a sword. . The boy sits up. Silence. long and gleaming.” the man whispers.

because we knew Ms.The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body By Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen It all began when Ms. Frizzle was the strangest teacher in the school. We knew trouble was about to start. Frizzle showed our class a film strip about the human body. .

of course. but it didn’t interest Dorothy very much. When at last she rejoined Glinda and Ozma in the hall. This interested Ozma. she found them talking earnestly about the condition of the people. so the little girl ran over to the big table on which was lying open Glinda’s Great Book of Records. Baum Ozma took the arm of her hostess. but Dorothy lagged behind. and how to make them more happy and contented– although they were already the happiest and most contented folks in all the world. .Glinda of Oz By Frank L.

Act like an animal. or something or somebody else. eat.Blame all of your problems on your parents. Take no responsibility for your life. yell back. If you’re hungry. your boyfriend or girlfriend.The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens By Sean Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens Habit 1: React . your lousy neighborhood. Be a victim. just do it. If someone yells at you. your stupid teachers or professors. . If you feel like you’re doing something you know is wrong.

His target. Soon they would bed down.Eragon (Inheritance) By Christopher Paolini Eragon knelt in a bed of trampled reed grass and scanned the tracks with a practiced eye. . He was amazed she had made it so far without a wolf or a bear catching her. a small doe with a pronounced limp in her left forefoot. The prints told him that the deer had been in the meadow only a half hour before. was still in the herd.

and went away.The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck The last rains lifted the corn quickly and scattered weed colonies and grass along the sides of the road. The sun flared down on the growing corn day after day until a line of brown spread along the edge of each green bayonet. and in a while they did not try anymore. . The clouds appeared. In the last part of May the sky grew pale and the clouds that had hung in high puffs for so long in the spring were dissipated. and they did not spread anymore. The weeds grew darker green to protect themselves.

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