This is a one-page document plus answer key that is great for assessing kids' understanding of author's purpose in a persuasive text. Students have to read the short persuasive text about baseball. Then, they are to answer the four comprehension questions (author's purpose, opinion, author's message, and using a statement as evidence for inferring a statement).
Part of a larger Author's Purpose Pack-
The complete Author's Purpose Pack provides students with the following materials to work with identifying author's purpose for writing (to inform, to entertain, to persuade, to explain how).
This pack includes...
*Adorable 5-Poster set: author's purpose, to inform, to entertain, to explain how, to persuade
*6 star border word wall words
*Author's Purpose characteristic sort: 12 characteristics and sorting chart plus KEY!
*Author's Purpose Text Sort: 8 text samples plus sorting labels for a tree map
*Persuasive Text with 4 comprehension questions plus KEY!
*informational text with 4 comprehension questions plus key!
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