Author’s Point and Supporting Evidence Worksheet

Author’s Point and Supporting Evidence Worksheet

How to teach Author's Purpose

Are you teaching author's purpose with your students? If you are teaching author's purpose in your classroom, download this Author's Point and Supporting Evidence Worksheet today. This resource can be a great way to help them explore why the author wrote a specific piece of work. This resource also allows your students the opportunity to find evidence to support their reasoning.

With our Author's Point and Supporting Evidence Worksheet, the teacher will supply the students with a text, whether it be a passage or a book. The students will then fill in the worksheet. Finally, the students will write the author’s point of the passage and the evidence he/she uses to support this point.

Teaching author's purpose is an important skill when learning Reading. Students should be able to identify whether an author is trying to inform, to explain, to encourage, to solve a problem, and so forth.

 

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