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Author's Purpose for 3rd grade is an 81 page packet filled with 6 double sided passages (3 are multiple choice and 3 are open-ended), 32 task cards, graphic organizers, posters, writing activities, a foldable, a concentration game, and more! Everything you need to teach author's purpose in an engaging way is here!
Specifically it contains:
6 Double Sided Passages and Comprehension Questions (with keys):
Too Much TV
The Mice and the Weasels (Aesop's Fables)
Why Anansi has Eight Thin Legs (African Folktale)
32 Task Cards
Task Card Record Sheet and Key
5 Worksheets for Author's Purpose
Outlining Pages for Persuade, Inform and Entertain Paragraphs
Writing Pages for Persuade, Inform and Entertain Paragraphs
A PIE Foldable
A Concentration Game
Answer Keys for all
Need an Author's Purpose for 4th/5th Grades? It is similar to this unit except for the passages.
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