This mini-unit includes hands-on activities to compliment instruction on author's purpose. These activities work well with interactive notebooks and compliment any reading curriculum. Three different author's purpose graphic organizers are included for differentiation and/or to meet different grade level requirements for this skill. Included is an author's purpose foldable, in color or black and white.
Two fun-filled games which provide practice with the skill of author's purpose are included: author's purpose bingo and author's purpose sorts, a cut and glue activity. The bingo game has 30 bingo cards and bingo markers are included.
The author's purpose sorts, a cut and paste activity, allows for the flexibility of having students work individually or in collaborative groups. Two different cut and paste activities are included.
Using the enclosed materials, teachers can assess student knowledge of author's purpose in two ways: a) utilize the second cut and paste activity or b) give student's the author's purpose quiz. A quiz key has been provided as a time-saver.