RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson

RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Author's Purpose

Using RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson, students identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Understanding the reason why an author wrote an informational text supports your students' comprehension as they read. This lesson gives them the opportunity to match the text to an author's purpose.

This RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson includes RI.1.8 Worksheets, RI.1.8 Activities, RI.1.8 Assessment, and RI.1.8 Poster. Each Common Core Lessons includes Common Core Worksheets, Activities, Assessment, and Poster that you can use for teaching and assessing the standard.


Other resources to use with this RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about author's purpose.

Use this Author's Purpose Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Author's Purpose Song. Create an anchor chart with your students with the different reasons why authors write for them to use during their work time. Then, students complete sort individually or with a partner.

Be sure to check out more Author's Purpose Resources and the entire First Grade Common Core Workbook.


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