Objective: Encourage participants to consider various perspectives within a story.
Participants will apply their learning by writing one story from two angles with the
guidance of a prompt from The Story Engine deck.
Course Connections: English Language Arts
Common Core: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-12.3.A, CCSS.
ELA-LITERACY.W.6-12.3.B, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-12.3.E, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-
- Lesson: 35 minutes
- Writing: 20 to 30 minutes
- Reflection: 5 to 10 minutes
Assessment: Have participants share the dual-perspective stories orally or by handing
them in at the end of the class.
For at-home use: Add to the discussion of multiple perspectives by discussing a
situation the participants might have experienced, such as eating breakfast. Ask
participants, “What happened at breakfast? How might each of us have perceived the