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 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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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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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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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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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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Informational Text Graphic Organizer Worksheet

While using this Informational Text Graphic Organizer Worksheet, your students will use an informational text. First, they will look for key vocabulary from
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Who's Talking Now Worksheet

Using Who's Talking Now Worksheet, students write which character is telling the story by making inferences based on what the text says.
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Why Was it Written? Author's Purpose Activity

Using Why Was it Written Author's Purpose Activity, students identify if the author wrote a text in order to answer, explain, or describe.
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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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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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100th Day of School Party Worksheet

This 100th Day of School Party Worksheet is a great way to teach your kids about the author and illustrator of a book to celebrate the 100th day of school.
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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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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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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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RL.1.6 First Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RL.1.6 First Grade Common Core Lesson, students identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
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RL.2.6 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RL.2.6 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
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