Author's Purpose: To Answer, Explain, or Describe- RI.2.6

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Reading comprehension passages and questions aligned to 2nd grade Common Core standard 2.6: main purpose of a text- answer, explain, or describe. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding.

Levels are included for each text! Makes differentiation and scaffolding easy!

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*This product includes 15 leveled passages in the 2nd-3rd Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band. Each passage and question set is 2 pages long.


1. Anchor Charts for Interactive Journals:
♦Author’s Purpose (P.I.E., Writing to Inform)
♦How to Identify Author’s Purpose
♦Key Words to help you identify author’s purpose in informational text

Reading passages with questions for each area:

2. Author’s Purpose: To Explain
♦Building a Snowman
♦Decomposing to Add
♦Pizza! Pizza!
♦Tying Your Shoes

3. Author’s Purpose: To Describe
♦Paris, France
♦Saint Lucia Day
♦African Elephants
♦Fresh Chocolate Chip Cookies

4. Author’s Purpose: To Answer
♦Cats vs. Dogs
♦Are School Uniforms Best?
♦How Do Fish Breathe Under Water?
♦How Do Clouds Work?

5. Assessment on each area
♦Explain: How to Make a Paper Airplane
♦Describe: Grand Canyon
♦To Answer: Colors of the Earth

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Author's Purpose: To Answer, Explain, or Describe- RI.2.6
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