Author's purpose lesson plans, task cards, writing prompts, activities for elementary grades. Common core standard RI.2.6.
Understanding author's purpose is crucial to reading comprehension and one of the standards that Second and Third grade teachers have to address whether their state is using Common Core or not. This packet provides all that a teacher would need to teach and reinforce this vital concept to their students.
Included in this packet:
Powerpoint presentation introducing the topic of Author's Purpose
24 Author's Purpose activity cards that can be printed off and used in whatever way works best for your classroom. Use them in your literature stations, make a game out of them - the choice is yours!
60 Author's Purpose writing prompts ready to print and use! Each prompt is included on a lined sheet for easy writing!
Author's Purpose Scavenger Hunt - Includes complete lesson plan AND printable scavenger hunt worksheet. Your students will have fun scouring the school or classroom library looking for books that fit the various author's purposes.
Author's Purpose "Make Your Own PIE Chart" Activity - Students will create their own author's purpose resource card they can use for future lessons. Includes complete lesson plan and template.
This packet should be all that you need to teach author's purpose in your class!
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