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Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources

Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources
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Common Core Standards
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The Author's Purpose, Genre, and Informational Sources Unit is jam packed with 63 pages of activities introducing students to informational sources, genre and their related vocabulary. Once students have a firm foundation in these two areas, they easily grasp the activities relating to author's purpose. A variety of engaging and hands-on activities are included such as graphic organizers, cloze notes, foldables, sorts, and 2 projects. Three quizzes plus two modified quizzes are also included with keys. This is an inclusion friendly resource which has parallel modified worksheets for students who have more difficulty with writing tasks. Modified worksheets allow teachers to individualize in the inclusive setting while saving time in making modified classroom materials. Activities which are not labeled modified are suitable for almost all students.

Activities align with the Common Core Standards and are appropriate for grades 5-7, special education, and ESL/ELL students. This unit was designed to compliment interactive reading journals, however each of the activities can serve as a stand-alone activity, woven into any teacher's existing curriculum.

Included in this unit are the following activities:

Table of Contents

Informational Sources Vocabulary and Definitions Key
Types of Informational Resources: Worksheet
Terms Related to Books: Worksheet
Types of Informational Resources Cloze Notes
Terms Related to Books: Worksheet 2
Types of Informational Resources Cloze with Word Bank (Modified)

Terms Related to Books with Word Bank (Modified)
Informational Resources Foldable: Book Terms and Key (Black & White and Color option)
Book Parts Foldable (Black & White and Color)
BYOT Team Scavenger Hunt
Resources Quiz and Key
Resources Quiz and Key (Modified)

Genre
Genre Graphic Organizer and Key
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer and Key
Text Features Poster
Fiction Foldable and Key
Genre Quiz and Key
Genre Quiz and Key (Modified)

Author’s Purpose
Author’s Purpose Foldable
Author’s Purpose Sorts 1 and Key: A Cut and Paste Activity plus Key
Author’s Purpose Sorts 2 and Key: A Cut and Paste Activity plus Key
Resources, Genre, and Informational Text ABC Chart Activity and Key
Author’s Purpose Quiz and Key
Total Pages
63 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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