Author's Purpose

Author's Purpose
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These reading passages focus on one particular skill: Determining the author's purpose after reading a passage.

These passages are ideal for first graders, second graders, struggling third graders, and intervention students.

This pack includes:
3 posters
8 stories with 2 response options for each story
4 flap books
3 writing activities

Students will read the passage and determine the author's purpose by checking the correct box.
They will then explain their reasoning for their choice.
The directions are the same for each passage included.


This pack is included in my: Reading Strategies and Skills {BUNDLE}!

*If you like these stories, you may like some of my other skill-focused reading passages:
Story Sequencing
Problem and Solution
Main Idea
Making Predictions
Facts and Opinions
Making Inferences
Context Clues
Compare and Contrast
Character Traits

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©Sara Rucker, Blossoming in First Grade
Materials are intended for personal use in one classroom only.
For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.
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35 pages
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