Author's Purpose Task Cards

Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
Author's Purpose Task Cards
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  1. Engage your students and teach reading skills with the use of popular youth novels. This set of 252 cards works on inference, drawing conclusions, main idea, theme, author’s purpose, context clues, point of view, summarizing, predictions, setting, character trait, and informational text. Each card f
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  2. Help your students review and prepare for their STAAR Reading Test in a fun and strategic way! This mega bundle includes all my best STAAR resources! I designed these activities using popular youth novels to help engage your students as well as modeled them after the 6th-grade through 8th-grade STAA
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Product Description
Using excerpts from popular youth novels, these task cards will engage your students and help them practice finding the author’s purpose. Each card features an excerpt, two multiple-choice questions, and one free response.

Perfect for standardized test prep. They are also great in small groups, literacy centers, stations, partner work, intervention groups, and much more. You could also use one card at a time with your whole class as a warm-up, mini-lesson, or exit ticket. An answer key is included as well as an author’s purpose poster and student recording sheet.

*20 Task Cards
*20 Novel Excerpts
*40 Multiple Choice Questions
*20 Free Response Questions
*Student Answer Sheet
*Answer Key

Excerpts from the following novels:
Twilight, Harry Potter, If I Stay, The Book Theif, The Selection, The Giver and many more.

Included in the following Bundles:
Reading Skills Task Card Bundle
Reading Skills Task Card Bundle II
Reading Skills Task Card Bundle Complete Set

Other Task Card Bundle:
Inference Task Card Bundle

Other Resources You Maybe Interested In:
STAAR Reading Boot Camp Bundle III
STAAR Reading Practice Tests Bundle
Prediction Task Cards
Drawing Conclusions Task Cards
Fiction Comprehension Passages with multiple choice questions
Informational Text Passages with multiple choice questions
Reading Question Stems
Word Wall

**SIMILAR TEST PREP PRODUCTS: This product is made to simulate the state test that is mentioned in the title. However, passages and questions may be similar to resources made by the following stores, which are stores that I own and are designed to cater to those individual state tests. I have taken the time to customize the questions so that they match the state practice tests.

Custom Classroom by Angela – Texas STAAR Test Prep
A Creative Classroom – California SBAC Common Core Test Prep
A Cozy Classroom – Ohio AIR Test Prep

Please review the products carefully so duplicate items are not purchased. If you have any questions or need help finding which product best fits your needs please email me at: For more information please visit my store’s profile.
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14 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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