This file includes 3 mini anchor charts/posters for determining the Author's Purpose of Informational Text (Answer, Explain, Describe).
There is a 3 page assessment which consists of 22 questions.
-The first page has 8 short texts with multiple choices to determine if the text was written to answer, explain or describe.
-The second and third page of the assessment, as well as the 5 practice pages, have various text dependent questions including multiple select (Ex.Select 4 places where fireflies live) , NOT questions (Ex:What is the author NOT describing in paragraph 2?), multiple choice, context clues/vocabulary and short answer.
Practice Pages/Small Group
Egg Floating Experiment
The North Star
The 5 practice pages each include 7-9 questions for guided instruction or small group activities.
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