Author's Viewpoint - Mrs. Roe and Mrs. Kelly's 3rd Grade Class

Author's Viewpoint - Mrs. Roe and Mrs. Kelly's 3rd Grade Class

Authors Viewpoint L. Shaw Oct. 2006 Authors Viewpoint The authors opinion about a topic. How the author feels about a topic.

Directions Read the passage. Look at the choices. Choose the best answer. Write your answer on the whiteboard. What is the authors viewpoint

about gym class? I wonder who made gym class mandatory? He was a great guy! It is a welcome break from sitting in chairs. In a recent poll, gym class was the favorite subject of elementary students. I wish there was gym class more often! positive

negative Try Again! Remember, the authors viewpoint tells how s/he feels about a subject. Look at his/her word choices for help.

Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint about gym class? Gym class is such a waste of time! What is gym class good for

anyway? Students are better off learning to read and do math. Some students have expressed what a pain it is to remember to wear sneakers once a week. positive negative

Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint about bees? Many people dont like bees. However, without these helpful

insects, we would not have many of our favorite flowers or fruits. When bees drink nectar from flowers, they carry away pollen. Bees leave the pollen on the next plant they visit. This helps create necessary new plants. positive negative

Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint about bees? Many people dont like bees. They are afraid of being stung. Lots of

people are even allergic to bee stings. Then, they get a rash or take medicine if they get stung. Bees are always bothersome on a terrific summer day! positive negative

Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint about full day kindergarten? The average school day for kindergarteners is getting longer,

and it's paying off in improved reading skills. This improvement will continue from elementary school to HS. These children will be able to get better jobs when they are adults. Not in favor Favors full day

of full day Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint about full day kindergarten?

The trend toward full day kindergarten programs in public schools is taking its toll on todays young children. Recent studies showing improved reading skills may be misleading. The improvement in reading is unlikely to carry on as these children progress Not

in favor through elementary school. Favors full day of full day Thats Correct!

You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint on peoples relationship with dolphins? Many cities have aquariums that have adopted orphaned dolphins found in

the ocean. Many of these dolphins were wounded and would not have survived alone. Because of the kindness of humans these animals are alive today. People help dolphins.

People hurt dolphins. Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint! What is the authors viewpoint on

peoples relationship with dolphins? Dolphins have suffered from the carelessness of humans. Many dolphins are killed each year in fishing nets. Oil has been spilled into ocean water, polluting the dolphins' environment. People help

dolphins. People hurt dolphins. Thats Correct! You sure are smart about authors viewpoint!

Congratulations! You have learned that the authors word choices show how he/she feels about a topic!

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