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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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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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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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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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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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RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.1.8 First Grade Common Core Lesson, students identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a 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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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.4.8 Fourth Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.4.8 Fourth Grade Common Core Lesson, students explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
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Authors Purpose Matching Activity

Using Authors Purpose Matching Activity, students match the text to the Author’s Purpose activity card to explain why the author wrote the book. 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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RI.5.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

Using RI.5.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
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Reasons the Author Gives Worksheet

Using this Reasons the Author Gives Worksheet, students explain the reasons the author gives for bowling being a fun and worthwhile sport. 
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