Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center

Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
Author's Purpose Puzzles | 4th and 5th Grade Reading Center
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Puzzles are not just for primary grades or math. These author's purpose puzzles will not only allow your students to practice 4th/5th grade level skills, but they will also be engaged with the format.

This reading center resource includes 18 author’s purpose puzzles to practice identifying an author’s purpose(to inform, to entertain, and to persuade only).

Click here to see more Engaging Reading Centers for Upper Elementary.

Three different versions of the puzzles are included to help you best use this resource for your students.

Version 1: The students will read each text, determine the author’s purpose, and find the puzzle piece that best matches. This version will require the students to find the puzzle piece that tells the purpose that is written out with specifics from the text (i.e. to inform the reader of the benefits of trees vs. to inform).

Version 2: This version is identical to version 1, except that distractor puzzle pieces are included.

Version 3: The students will read each text, determine the author’s purpose, and then find the puzzle piece that matches. This version will require the students to find the puzzle piece that tells the purpose only (i.e. to inform vs. to inform the reader of the benefits of trees). An optional recording sheet allows you to use this version and also have some students do the advanced part from Version 1. Using the advanced recording sheets, the students also write more specifics about what the author is informing, entertaining, or persuading.

Answer keys and recording sheets are included.

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