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Slide Writing - Perspective Consistency - Educational Resources Printable Worksheets in PDF Lisa Flowers of Communication Acceleration a Social Learning Company WRITING SKILLS WORKSHEETS This two-page exercise provides students with an essay that exhibits inconsistent perspectives by frequently shifting pronouns, an extremely common writing mistake. Their task is to pick a perspective and stay with that perspective by changing pronouns within the essay as needed. KEEP READING
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Writing Skills: Perspective Consistency

One of the most common mistakes I see in my students’ writing, especially in their persuasive essays, is perspective inconsistency. They will start off writing to the general “you”, such as in “roller coasters give you a feeling of fun”, and then switch to “one”, such as with “because one’s body releases endorphins”, and may switch again to “we”, as with “and that is why we love roller coasters!” This two-page printable worksheet works directly on perspective consistency by requiring students to choose a perspective, and then stick to it by modifying a given essay. After students make their modifications in writing and we have reviewed their word choices, I like to give them extra practice by having them read the essay aloud, changing nouns, pronouns, and verbs accordingly, after choosing a second perspective.

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