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RI 2.6 Author's Purpose - Describe, Explain, Answer
RI 2.6 Author's Main Purpose - Describe, Explain, Answer This product contains 10 informational passages with RI 2.6 questions & 2 Different Leveled Assessments. The passages are leveled to help with differentiation or to use for spiraling throughout the year. Topics: Flowers Pumpkins Spiders
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RI 2.6 Task Cards - Author's Main Purpose: Describe, Explain, Answer
RI 2.6 Task Cards - Author's Main Purpose: Describe, Explain, Answer14 Task CardsEach Task Card Contains: Informational ParagraphMultiple Choice Question for the Author's Main Purpose- What is the author describing? What is the author explaining? What question is the author answering?*Answer Key Inc
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RI.2.6 Author's Purpose for Informational Text:  Answer, Explain, or Describe
This unit was created to help instruct my students on the new Common Core standard RI.2.6. I thought it might be more meaningful if my students became the author. The students would create their own piece of writing showing an example of nonfiction text explaining, describing, and answering. I hav
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RI.2.6 Author's Purpose for Informational Text: Answer, Explain, or Describe
Answer, Explain, and Describe This unit was created to help instruct my students on the new Common Core standard RI.2.6. I thought it might be more meaningful if my students became the author. The students would create their own piece of writing showing an example of nonfiction text explaining, d
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Author's Purpose Quiz - Explain, Describe, Answer RI.2.6
Author’s Purpose Quiz: Explain, Answer, Describe Aligns with Common Core and Florida Standard 2.RI.2.6 This short quiz has two small passages that each have two questions, one multiple choice, one short answer. All Clip Art Courtesy of www.scrappindoodles.com
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Author's Purpose Bundle
This author's purpose bundle is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school students about an author's purpose for writing a literary piece in a way that will keep them engaged. This bundled product takes the PIE approach to teaching author's purpose to the next level. Students are taught t
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Author's Purpose Reading Passages
Author's Purpose Text-Coding Reading Passages. 21 fun and engaging NO PREP AUTHOR'S PURPOSE PASSAGES inviting students to text code clues as they read and to explain their thinking in complete sentences. Author's Purposes include: To Persuade, to Inform, and to Entertain. The P.I.E acronym is used t
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Author's Purpose: To Answer, Explain, or Describe- RI.2.6
Reading comprehension passages and questions aligned to 2nd grade Common Core standard 2.6: main purpose of a text- answer, explain, or describe. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Levels are included for each text! The range is 640-820. Makes differentiati

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Author's Purpose Unit Bundle: Persuade Inform Entertain Explain Describe
Author's Purpose Interactive Notebook Activity, Test, Posters, Task Cards: Persuade Inform Entertain Explain Describe This Author's Purpose pack is for teaching the expanded 5 author's purposes: Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, and Describe. Teach author's purpose with these 5 colorful posters
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Author's Purpose Task Cards with Digital Option
This author's purpose resource contains 24 task cards. Each task card contains a short passage, followed by this question: "The author's primary purpose for writing this passage most likely is..."Four multiple choice options follow the question stem.I prefer teaching the five-option author's purpo

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Author's Purpose PIE'ED Test Prep Passages... FREE!
I created this FREE set of Author's Purpose test prep passages for teachers who want to teach their students the more advanced version of Author's Purpose: PIE'ED! persuade inform entertain explain describe In the past, I taught the PIE method. One year, however, I was providing testing ac

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Identifying the Author's Purpose
Need a fun and meaningful way to teach your students about Author's Purpose? Then this is the product for you! This pack will give your students tons of practice with the tricky skill. Student will learn to identify that an author can write to persuade, describe, entertain, or explain/inform. Help
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Author's Purpose PIE'ED Worksheet
This free author's purpose worksheet contains passages related to the days of the week. Students read each passage, and determine the author's purpose for writing the passage. The worksheet includes 5 reading passages. The author's purposes include persuade, inform, entertain, explain, and describe.
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Author's Purpose Task Cards - PIE'ED
Author's Purpose Task Cards - This set includes 24 short stories task cards with multiple choice answer choices and answer key. All stories target questions that address author's purpose (PIE'ED - Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, and Describe). It also includes 6 posters and a graphic organiz
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Martin Luther King, Jr. [Author's Purpose & Main Ideas] Reading Unit of Study
Martin Luther King, Jr: Author’s Purpose and Main Ideas Unit of Study!This weeklong mini-unit is focused around identifying the author’s purpose and details that support this idea while reading. You will be using several nonfiction texts focused on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to teach these concept
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Author's Purpose Graphic Organizer / Activity 2.RI.6
Gone are the days of "P.I.E." This graphic organizer aligns to the new Common Core Standard where students must identify the authors purpose of an informational texts. So, I give you, "Author's PurposeADE." The ADE stands for answer a question, describe something, or explain something. Allow your st
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Strawberry Themed RI 2.6 Author's Purpose: Explain, Describe, Answer
This product is meant to introduce RI 2.6 or for lower leveled readers. There are two texts that are 1 paragraph each. One paragraph describes what strawberries look like. The second paragraph explains how strawberries grow. Each text has questions pertaining to RI 2.6.This can be used for homework
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Author's Purpose Task Cards Using Google Forms: A Digital Resource
This is the DIGITAL, Google Forms version of my author's purpose task cards. This resource contains 24 task cards. Each task card contains a short passage, followed by this question: "The author's primary purpose for writing this passage is most likely ..." Four multiple choice options follow the qu
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Author's Purpose 2.RI.6
This is a poster to help students gain an understanding about author's purpose to answer a question, describe something, or explain something.
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Author's Purpose Choice Board/ Menu (Support Pages and Task Cards Included)
Choice Boards or menus give students choice and voice in the classroom. My students love (and beg for) more choice boards/menus! This download includes TWO choice boards: one focuses more on PIE (persuade, inform, and entertain). The other choice board covers activities that review PIES (persuade,
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Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards - This set includes 20 short stories task cards with multiple choice answer choices and answer key. All stories target questions that address author's purpose (PIE'ED - Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, and Describe). This set can be used for small group instruction,
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Author's Purpose Task Cards
This "Author's Purpose Task Card" center is a part of the June Centers Bundle! Students will be reading paragraphs on each task card and stating the author’s purpose. Standard covered: RI.2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
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Reading Comprehension: Author's Purpose
This pack was created to help young readers struggling with comprehension. The little readers are one page, foldable mini books. Students read one page of the text and then answer a question. A prompt box directing them to answer a specific question is included on each page. This is done purpos
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Author's Purpose Reference Chart with Examples and Guiding Questions
This is an Author's Purpose reference chart. I have it in my reading center for my students to help remember what the author's purpose is. It has examples and guided questions to help them figure out why the author wrote the story. It is a word document so you can change the colors or add/change th
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