Author's Purpose: Persuasive Text Freebie

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This is a one-page document plus answer key that is great for assessing kids' understanding of author's purpose in a persuasive text. Students have to read the short persuasive text about baseball. Then, they are to answer the four comprehension questions (author's purpose, opinion, author's message, and using a statement as evidence for inferring a statement).

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