Identifying an Author’s Purpose - Part 2

Learning Outcome
Use a graphic organizer to identify the author’s purpose.
Identify text evidence that supports the author’s purpose.

This is a lesson from that has been aligned to the KY reading standards. This lesson provides handouts to use with your student. All reading passages are included with this lesson. It also includes a passage for students to read and provide evidence of the author's purpose. The attachments can be annotated by teacher and/or students on an interactive whiteboard or with an Interwrite Pad or Airliner.

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Common Core Content
CC.3.RI.2, CC.3.RI.6, CC.3.RL.2, CC.3.SL.2




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Multiple Technologies

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Subject Levels

3rd Grade