Author's Purpose Activity

Using this Author's Purpose Activity, students read and sort story idea cards to determine the author's purpose as to inform, entertain, or persuade. 
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Identifying Author's Purpose Worksheet

Using this Identifying Author's Purpose Worksheet, students tell why the author wrote the passage about giraffes. 
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Author's Purpose Song (Audio)

Using this Author's Purpose Song, students will remember the three reasons why author's write using this catchy animated song. 
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RI.5.8 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.5.8 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
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Author's Purpose Worksheet

Using Author's Purpose Worksheet, students identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
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Author's Point and Supporting Evidence Worksheet

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
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Miss Rumphius Point of View Worksheet

Using Miss Rumphius Point of View Worksheet, students read Miss Rumphius by Barbara Clooney to determine who says the lines from the story.
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RI.3.6 Third Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.3.6 Third Grade Common Core Lesson, students distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.
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Who Is Talking Now Worksheet

Using Who Is Talking Now Worksheet, students write which character is telling the story by making inferences based on what the text says.
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Author's Purpose of Informational Text Worksheet

Using this Author's Purpose of Informational Text Worksheet, students tell what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe while reading an informational text. 
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Point of View Activity

Using Point of View Activity, students identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
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Authors Purpose Picture Sorting Activity

Using Authors Purpose Picture Sorting Activity, students identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
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Looking at the Character's Viewpoints Activity

Using Looking at the Character's Viewpoints Activity, students acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters to gain a different perspective. 
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RI.2.6 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.2.6 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe
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Who's Talking Worksheet

Using Who's Talking Worksheet, students write which character is telling the story by making inferences based on what the text says.
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RL.1.5 First Grade Common Core Lesson

This RL.1.5 First Grade Common Core Lesson includes RL.1.5 Worksheets, RL.1.5 Activities, RL.1.5 Assessment, and RL.1.5 Poster.
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Characters Voice and Point of View Worksheet

Using Characters Voice and Point of View Worksheet, students keep track of different types of voice characters use to show their point of view in a story. 
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RI.2.8 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.2.8 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
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