Teaching Resource

First, Second and Third Person Narration Posters

4 pages|Grades: 2 - 6

A set of three posters and a title page examining first, second and third person narration.

First person narration:
When you write in first person, you are talking about yourself.

Second person narration:
When you write in second person, you are writing to the reader.

Third person narration:
When you write in third person, you are writing about other people or characters without mentioning yourself.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELT264

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures including through the use of visual features

  • VCELY266

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELA277

    Identify features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text, and understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience

  • VCELY299

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

  • VCELY317

    Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to context

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELT356

    Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative ways

  • VCELT265

    Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts

  • VCELT315

    Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responses

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1601

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angleElaborationsdrawing on literary texts read, viewed and listened to for insp...

  • ACELY1682

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

  • ACELY1690

    Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsdescribing the language which authors use to create imaginary worlds; how textual features such as headings, subheadings...

  • ACELY1694

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

  • ACELT1610

    Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responsesElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the person or entity through whom the audience experience...

  • ACELY1698

    Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to contextElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the ...

  • ACELY1704

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

  • ACELT1618

    Create literary texts that adapt or combine aspects of texts students have experienced in innovative waysElaborationscreating narratives in written, spoken or multimodal/digital format for more than one specified audience, requiring adaptation of nar...

  • ACELT1791

    Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts, for example characterisation, rhyme, rhythm, mood, music, sound effects and dialogueElaborationscreating visual and multimodal texts based on Aboriginal and Torres ...

  • ACELT1794

    Create literary texts by developing storylines, characters and settingsElaborationscollaboratively plan, compose, sequence and prepare a literary text along a familiar storyline, using film, sound and images to convey setting, characters and points o...

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