This lesson introduces and teaches RI 2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
This lesson begins by teaching students the concept that author's write with a purpose (ex. answer, explain, or describe.) Students are given passages in which they must fill out a chart and identify the main purpose of a passage. Most slides contain sentence frames to assist ELL's and for academic discourse during the lesson.
This product includes a PowerPoint Presentation, as well as 3 worksheet pages that correspond to the PowerPoint lesson.
RL & RI 2.6 Point of View Bundle