This is a great resource to practice or assess this Common Core standard. It can be used as homework, in reading groups, as an assessment and more! Very simple but very effective!
Standard RI 2.6
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to explain, answer, or describe.
(I also include author's purposes: inform, persuade, and entertain/fiction text for those of you who NWEA MAP test)
This trifold is part of my Common Core and More: Reading Trifolds and Foldables Unit! It contains a trifold and a foldable for every 2nd grade RL and RI standard at a great value!