Ch 3: Holt McDougal Literature Chapter 2 Characterization & Point of View

About This Chapter

The Characterization & Point of View chapter of this Holt McDougal Literature Companion Course helps students learn the essential literature lessons of characterization and point of view. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Characterization & Point of View textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Holt McDougal Literature's Characterization & Point of View chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the characterization and point of view topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Points of view in fiction
  • Types of narrators
  • Characterization methods
  • Strong transitions in writing
  • Analysis of Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Structure of informative essays
  • Elements of writing effective arguments

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5 Lessons in Chapter 3: Holt McDougal Literature Chapter 2 Characterization & Point of View
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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

1. Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

In this lesson, we will explore point of view in fiction. We will learn about several possible points of view (first person, second person, and third person) and practice identifying them.

How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences

2. How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences

Transitions are the words and sentences that tie a work of writing together. They guide the reader from idea to idea, making connections that turns pieces into a whole. Find out more in this lesson.

Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Poetry

3. Maya Angelou: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Poetry

'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' is the autobiography of American poet Maya Angelou. While the story is often difficult to read, it shows how a strong person can overcome difficult obstacles and achieve great things. Learn more about the inspiring life story of one of the country's greatest writers.

Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure

4. Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure

There are many ways to inform your reader on a topic, from comparing and contrasting to providing a simple definition. Watch this lesson to learn about informative essays and how they educate readers through different formats.

How to Write a Great Argument

5. How to Write a Great Argument

Many times our writing must not just be informative but it must also be persuasive. One of the best ways to be very persuasive is to use a great argument. Learn six steps you can follow to write a great argument.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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