Lesson Overview

High School Point of View Lesson

2nd Edition Lesson

Point of View & Dance


Students will be exploring short stories through creative movement. They will identify point of view in an assigned short story and will examine that perspective through dance. Working in collaborative small groups they will examine the linguistic “texture” of a text through dance translation into the six qualities of movement.


2 Class Sessions

Content Standard

CCSS:ELA.LITERACY.SL.11- 12.3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.

Arts Standard

DA:Cr1.1.IIIa Synthesize content generated from stimulus material. Experiment and take risks to discover a personal voice to communicate artistic intent.

Additional Lessons to Consider:

narrative archetypes lesson

crucible lesson

reading minority voices lesson